Galvanized Yankees and the 50th Wisconsin Infantry
Written on:January 26, 2013
Back in April while doing some research on the 50th Wisconsin Infantry I am across some interesting documents concerning what we know as “Galvanized Yankees.” I mentioned here the availability online of the Frontier Scout Newspaper, published in 1865 & 1866 at Fort Rice (and briefly at Fort Union), Dakota territory. The 1st U.S.V.I. was a “galvanized” unit recruited at Point Lookout prison camp from January to April 22, 1864….Read more...
In category: Civil War Soldiers, Galvanized Yankee