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Soldiers of Gettysburg, L. Purnell, 11th Mississippi

He has been identified as L. Purnell, according to the photograph image catalog. He served in Company I of the 11th Mississippi Infantry and was wounded during the Battle of Gettysburg.  According to notes within the photograph’s case, Purnell had … Continue reading

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Soldiers of Gettysburg: Christopher Swann, Powhatan Light Artillery

His name was Christopher Swann, and he was a private in the Powhatan Light Artillery. Wounded at Gettysburg on July 3, 1863, Swann became a prisoner.

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Soldiers of Gettysburg: Winfield Scott Munson, 44th New York

His name was Winfield Scott Munson. He battled in Company E of the 44th New York Infantry as a private.[i] By sunset on June 2, 1863, this twenty-year-old lay dead on or near Little Round Top.

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Soldiers of Gettysburg: Lawrence M. Whitney, 83rd New York

His name was Lawrence M. Whitney, and he had promoted to lieutenant in Company E in the 83rd New York Regiment. He was wounded during the Battle of Gettysburg.

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