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American Civil War to WW I

Started by The Iron Brigade , Nov 22 2016 12:19 AM

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#1 The Iron Brigade

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Posted 22 November 2016 - 12:19 AM

A most unusual story of Caspar René Gregory.

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#2 The Iron Brigade

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Posted 22 November 2016 - 12:19 AM

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#3 The Iron Brigade

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Posted 22 November 2016 - 12:22 AM

1860 Census and a photo of him taken in the 1890's.

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#4 tsgalloway

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Posted 22 November 2016 - 01:25 PM

Very interesting. Thanks for sharing!



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Posted 17 December 2016 - 09:29 AM

That is a story I never even thought possible.  An American Civil War veteran killed in action in WW1 serving with the Germans.  I enjoyed this piece of history.



#6 paul kennedy

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Posted 15 January 2017 - 01:24 PM

70 years old? Wow! Thanks for sharing.



#7 AZPhil

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Posted 22 February 2017 - 10:06 AM

Great story with amazing photo's of the Gent.

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#8 TheMariner

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Posted 22 February 2017 - 07:59 PM

Very interesting story, one i had never heard before! Thanks for sharing and excellent piece of history! 



#9 krautpot

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Posted 01 May 2017 - 11:35 PM

Awesome story. Would be good stuff for a movie.

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Posted 10 May 2017 - 06:39 PM

Incredible! Any idea what unit this guy was in in the Great War, I'm imaging he was in the Landsturm.




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