Galvanized Yankees in Custer National Cemetery A Virtual Cemetery created by: Cenantua
Description: These men were Confederate soldiers who, after being taken prisoner and put into a POW camp, opted out of a bad situation by enlisting in the Union army. Most of these men were from the 1st United States Volunteers. These men were sent out west to serve as a resource in the war against Native Americans. Read their individual stories... fascinating folks, captured at places like Gettysburg, Vicksburg, Bristoe Station, etc.