I can’t help but think of Fort Pillow when researching the battle of Plymouth. In both cases you had black and white southerners in Yankee uniforms. Some of the white men at both Plymouth and Fort Pillow had been former confederates. Massacre at Plymouth: April 20, 1864 Weymouth T. Jordan Jr. and Gerald W. Thomas […]
New-York Tribune, August 01, 1900 Library of Congress, Washington, DC
The US Postal Service issued stamps for both the GAR (1949) and UCV (1951) to commemorate their final reunion or encampment.
http://www.footnote.com/page/284954721_james_d_boyd/ SOLDIER’S NAME Boyd, James D. LAST RANK Corporal DATE ENLISTED May 7, 1862 WHERE ENLISTED Washington, NC AGE AT ENLISTMENT 18 COUNTY BORN Beaufort Co., NC Mustered out with regiment on June 27, 1865 at New Bern, NC.