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Stuart Zimmerman
Stuart Zimmerman • 2 years ago

Florida Memory - Daniel Campbell, Walton County. c. 18-- Daniel Campbell was the youngest son of Angus Campbell and Catherine Morrison in Knox Hill, Florida. Civil war veteran, lawyer, and judge; member of the Florida Constitutional Convention.

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Civil War Veteran - Lewis Martin (1840 -Jan. 25, 1892) joined Company E, 29th U.S. Colored Infantry on February 9, 1864 in Upper Alton, Illinois. He fought at the famous Battle of the Crater in July 1864, where his wounds led to the amputation of a leg and arm.

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Civil War Veteran - Captain Edward D. Camden (Mar. 1840 - 13 May 1922) - "He put on his Civil War veteran's uniform and tried to register for the draft on the first day of World War I."

Civil War Veteran - Pvt. Benjamin Franklin (c 1832 - Oct. 23, 1899), Co. H, 2nd Reg., MN Cavalry. During winter of 1865, 4 men were sent to Fort Ridgley, they were caught in a blizzard, all froze to death except Ben. After 8 days, he was found by a band of Indians who took him to the Fort, the Surgeon refused to do anything for him saying he would die but he didn't. He lost his limbs and part of his nose. He was the only Soldier of the Civil War to be Mustered out without arms or legs.

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Civil War Veteran - Elijah N. Parkhurst (June 17, 1840 - Aug. 10, 1915) and wife Elizabeth Grant Rairdon Parkhurst (May 13, 1841 - May 25, 1910). Elijah served in Co K 22nd Indiana Infantry.

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Civil War Veteran - Sgt. Powhatan Beaty (Oct 8, 1837 – Dec 6, 1916) served as a First Sergeant in the Union Army in Company G, 5th U.S. Colored Infantry. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for action on September 29, 1864 at Chapin's Farm, Virginia. His citation reads "Took command of his company, all the officers having been killed or wounded, and gallantly led it."

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Civil War Casualty - Lt. Laurence M. "Laurie" Anderson (? - Apr. 18, 1862) was a member of the Bradford Light Infantry, Co. A, Florida Battalion. He died at the Battle of Shiloh.

Charles Sumner statue in Harvard Square. "Charles Sumner (1811–1874) was an American politician and statesman from Massachusetts. An academic lawyer and a powerful orator, Sumner was the leader of the antislavery forces in Massachusetts and a leader of the Radical Republicans in the United States Senate during the American Civil War and Reconstruction."