1. Z

    Odd Number Regiment

    What did officers do if a regiment was reduced by casualties to an odd number of men? How would they create the files? Would one man be left hanging in a company?
  2. lelliott19

    Canteen Mishap in the Wheatfield - 18th Georgia Wofford's Brigade

    "I'm hit and I fear badly." These words, uttered by Captain James Lile Lemon (A/18th GA) during the fighting on the second day of the Battle of Gettysburg, were likely repeated by thousands of others of both sides fighting in the wheatfield that day - and most of them were not nearly as lucky as...
  3. JPK Huson 1863

    Who We Held Dear, Our Ancestors' Mute Testimonials

    This child's face is worth any 1,000 words glued together. She seems a little pre-war or at least very early, man in photo may not be a soldier. Little girls lost fathers, more between 1861 and 1865 than we'd ever conceived when all the flag waving started. This practice associated with mourning...
  4. lelliott19

    Casualties Anderson's Brigade at Gettysburg

    Casualties reported for the 8th Georgia Infantry at Gettysburg..... "obtained from Col. Towers, and known to be correct." Here is the entire article. @Drumshanbo you probably already have this, but tagging you just in case.
  5. JPK Huson 1863

    Amazing Grace, Remembered; A Count Of Honor, Please, Our Lost Nurses

    This, because what a surviving nurse said years later of those lost, sticks in my head. Posted her comment before, but it belongs amongst her peers. How flowers and vines take over the stones, and butterflies play where sorrow once walked from a grave. Hoping this may grow into something with...
  6. AUG

    Highest Regimental Losses

    Forlorn Hope by Don Troiani. The 1st Maine Heavy Artillery in their charge at Petersburg. The 1st Maine Heavy Artillery at Petersburg The 1st Maine Heavy Artillery lost more men in a charge on Confederate lines during the Second Battle of Petersburg, June 18, 1864, than any other regiment in...

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