I am happy to announce the Book Club for Civil War Talk. This idea came up in a recent thread and I thought it was something that could really catch on. I am glad to say there is enough interest in this Book Club that we are going ahead with it.
From the poll results our first book is going to be:
Maybe because we lost Lincoln so abruptly and far too soon, the quest to find him began almost immediately after his death.. Well, after he really, really, really was laid to rest. Today he's simply everywhere, including places he never was , in coffins not his own and hugging up to people he never met. Well- he's also selling sofas each year, on his birthday but that's a whole ' nother...
I enlisted in the 2nd Michigan, moving to other Michigan regiments as the war progressed. Praised for my bravery, my significant other was the exact opposite. I was present for nearly all of the major battles of the Army of the Potomac and received the Kearny Cross for my exploits. I am buried in Arlington National Cemetery.
Who am I?