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These Brave Irishmen...

Joseph Davidson

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These Brave Irishmen...

Hi everyone again,   Robert Morrow was kind enough to share more of his great relative, Hugh Murphy. He fought for the 21st Massachusetts Volunteers.   The following is a depiction of what Hugh went through at the Battle of Chantilly:   On September 1st 1862 he was with his regiment at the Battle of Chantilly, the most devastating battle of the war for the 21st . The 21st were ordered to advance into the woods and rendezvous with the 51st New York, so, under Colonel Clark, the 21st advanced into the woods just as a storm broke out and...


Strong Vincent: Hero of Gettysburg

Joseph Davidson

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Strong Vincent: Hero of Gettysburg

Stacia, or also known as Stratcat1990 on Instagram, was nice enough to let us know who her direct relative was. His name was Strong Vincent. Not only a Civil War hero, but a principled man that whose courage will never be forgotten. Welcome to The Volunteers Company blog. Our members have so many stories of their direct relatives who fought bravely in the Civil War - both Union and Confederate. It's our aim to tell these stories, as they deserved to be heard.