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  1. CivilWarTalk

    Medal of Honor Monday - A Botswain's Meritorious Conduct

    James Barnum SERVICE NOTES Service/Branch: United States Navy Unit: U.S.S. New Ironsides Rank: Boatswain's Mate MEDAL OF HONOR DETAILS Location of Action: First and Second Battles of Fort Fisher, Wilmington, North Carolina Date of Actions: December 24, 25, 1864 January 13, 14, 15, 1865...
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    Medal of Honor Monday - Captain Withington's Bravery

    William Herbert Withington . SERVICE NOTES Service/Branch: United States Army Entered Service at: Jackson, Michigan Entered Service on: April 29, 1861 Unit: Company B, 1st Michigan Infantry Rank: Captain Discharged: March 21, 1863 Service Notes: After his capture by Confederates at...
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    Medal of Honor Monday - Gunner's Mate Bibber's Explosive Mission

    Charles James Bibber . SERVICE NOTES Service/Branch: United States Navy Entered Service at: Massachusetts Entered Service on: May 2, 1864 Unit: U.S.S. Agawam Rank: Gunner's Mate Discharged: Mustered Out 1866 Service Notes: None MEDAL OF HONOR DETAILS Location of Action: Near Fort Fisher...
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    Medal of Honor Monday - Corporal Carr's Brave Recovery

    Franklin Carr . SERVICE NOTES Service/Branch: United States Army Entered Service at: Toledo, Ohio Entered Service on: August 16, 1862 as a Corporal Unit: Company D, 124th Ohio Infantry Rank: Corporal Discharged: Mustered Out with Company on July 9, 1865 Service Notes: appointed Sergeant...
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    Medal of Honor Monday - Capt. Ward's Barge Ride Under Fire

    William Henry Ward SERVICE NOTES Service/Branch: United States Army Entered Service: Adrian, Michigan on June 15, 1861 Unit: Company B, 47th Ohio Infantry Rank: Captain Discharged: August 9, 1864 Service Notes: Company B, 47th Ohio Infantry, was organized at Adrian, Michigan by William H...
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    Medal of Honor Monday - Private Bruner's Perilous Position

    Private Louis J. Bruner SERVICE NOTES Service/Branch: United States Army Entered Service On: Date Not Available Entered Service At: Clifty Brumer, Indiana Unit: Company H, 5th Indiana Cavalry Rank: Private, promoted to Quarter Master Sergeant of Company H before leaving the service...
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    Medal of Honor Monday - Charles W. Reed, Bugler to the Rescue!

    Charles Wellington Reed Charles Wellington Reed was a gifted artist who could capture the everyday life of a Civil War army camp. A Boston native, he enlisted in the 9th Massachusetts Light Artillery as a bugler on the 2nd of August, 1862. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for his gallantry...
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    Medal of Honor Monday - William Black's Single Handed Action

    Captain William Perkins Black SERVICE NOTES Service/Branch: United States Army Entered Service In: Danville, Illinois Entered Service On: September 18, 1861 Unit: Company K, 37th Illinois Infantry Rank: Captain Discharged on: September 29, 1864 Additional Service Notes: He was the...
  9. Belle Montgomery

    Dept. of Defense Medal of Honor Monday: Civil War Medal of Honor Monday: Army 1st Lt. George E. Davis

    More than 1,500 service members earned the Medal of Honor during the Civil War, which also happens to be when the medal was created, so it’s fitting to kick off this New Year with a recipient who was instrumental in keeping our country whole. REST OF...
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    Honor in the Nineteenth Century

    There have been several threads, recently, about "Was So-and-so an honorable man?" People then give evidence for and against. But if there was any discussion about what honor is, I missed it. Do social historians have any clear ideas on what's honorable, especially in Civil-War-time America...
  11. Cdoug96

    Can Gen. Robert E. Lee still be considered "A great general and honorable man"?

    https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/robert-e-lee-descendant-slams-trump-for-praising-confederate-general_us_5bc2a93de4b040bb4e82d9b6 What do you guys think? Can General Lee be considered a great general and honorable man? Or is it more correct to consider him a less than stellar general...
  12. Belle Montgomery

    Honor, Civil War and the South-Do you agree with this?...

    https://www.artofmanliness.com/2012/11/26/manly-honor-part-v-honor-in-the-american-south/
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