This Northerner Came To Fight

This Northerner Came To Fight Corporal Samuel V. Mount, U.S. Army, served with the 112th New York Infantry. Wounded in battle at Richmond, he came back to fight in the first and second expeditions against Fort Fisher. He came in with sailors on the beach, under heavy...

Then It Became Civilized

Then It Became Civilized Six days before his birthday Captain Ezra Lewis Moore, U.S. Army, was detailed to the staff of Joseph C. Abbott. As the battle for Fort Fisher was winding down, Capt. Moore and another officer were walking down towards the Mound Battery when...

He Didn’t Lead from Behind

He Didn’t Lead from Behind Col. Alonzo Alden enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1861 in the 169th New York Volunteers. He served in 29 battles and engagements during the Civil War. He was wounded at Edenton Road on April 24, 1863, at Cold Harbor on June 1, 1864, and...

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