Friday, August 12, 2011

Civil War Oddities #2

If the Civil War had a champion soldier, he must have been George Bernhart Zimpleman, of Terry’s Texas Rangers CSA, A private by choice, who went through more than 400 battles and skirmishes up to May 1865. He led his regiment in the number of horses shot from under him, and suffered two wounds, one of which maimed him for life.

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