Death at Gettysburg: Company C Casualties

Posted on Thursday, January 30th, 2014

Death at Gettysburg
Company C
  June 30 – July 15, 1863
   – Thomas Venner
The volunteers from Bertie County, NC were commanded by Cpt. Frank Bird as they settled down for the night, west of Gettysburg. They were […]

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“Command and Control: The Relationship between Civilian Status and Military Rank” Master Degree Paper Presented at the University of Cincinnati – 1993

Posted on Friday, November 19th, 2010

On July 29, 1861, 2nd Lt. William Orr stood in his assigned position behind his company and listened as his formation mustered in as an Indiana Volunteer Infantry regiment. Though the 22-year old lawyer was […]

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“‘Til The Paper Work Is Done” – Civil War Times Illustrated; 1993

Posted on Monday, November 15th, 2010

Recruiting, training and feeding millions of soldiers provided a few minor obstacles for the Federal bureaucracy. Keeping track of them all proved the real challenge.
The adage, “The work is never fin­ished “til the paper work […]

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19th Indiana Infantry Veteran Personal History

Posted on Tuesday, November 2nd, 2010

The 19th Indiana Infantry was composed of over 1,000 volunteers who answered President Lincoln’s call to defend the Union. Each man and his family have a story to tell, however time has done much to […]

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19th Indiana Veterans honored

Posted on Sunday, October 31st, 2010

Brett Wilson, the GGG Grandson of Cpl. John Bush (Company ‘I’, 19th Indiana Infantry) has sent me several photos of his ancestor. Wilson’s GGG Grandfather, and his two brothers, David and George all served in […]

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