This Northerner Came To Fight

by | Apr 12, 2015 | New Hanover, Union affiliation

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 fire, and died at the fort. The 112th Regiment’s history, written by its chaplain, can be viewed free online.

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