Friday, August 26, 2011

Civil War Oddities #6

Of the future members of the United States Supreme Court who were fighting age during the Civil War, seven were in uniform. Four fought for the Union: Oliver Wendell Holmes, John M. Harlan, William B. Woods, and Stanley Matthews. Three fought for the Confederacy: Edward D. White, Horace H. Lurton and Lucius Q. C. Lamar.

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