Johnny Clem - He enlisted at the age of served in the Regiment Michigan Infantry as a drummer boy. In he was promoted to Sergeant after shooting a Confederate officer at Chickamauga. He is the still considered to be the youngest non-commis
The famous John Blue House lies within minutes of Rockingham and the rest of Richmond County in Laurinburg, NC. John Blue was famous for his cotton and farming-related inventions in the late John was born in the first year of the Civil War. So beautiful!
"The Boy Colonel" Twenty-one year old Colonel Henry King Burgwyn,Jr., leads the North Carolina across Willoughby , July 1863 at the battle of Gettysburg. He was killed moments after picking up the regiment's bloodstained banner.
Confederate Colonel William Thomas led a fearsome troop comprised of both Cherokee and white men known as Thomas's Legion. They were famous for their skill and persistence in tracking escapees and bushwhackers.
The Civil War Battlefield Photos That Changed Everything
Harbison of Company B, North Carolina Infantry Regiment wearing the North Carolina sackcoat with black strips on the shoulder and falling collar as specified in the above regulation.[Library of Congress]