I have been researching my Appling ancestors from NC, GA and AL. I came across this entry in the US Federal Mortality Schedule for 1850:
Daniel Sauerwein of Civil War History has written a very interesting post about the life of the typical Union soldier after the Civil War:
“Union veterans of the Civil War were as powerful a force on the nation after the war, as the Greatest Generation was after World War II.”‘
What contributions did your Union vet make as part of this first Greatest Generation”?