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Henry G. Buhrman
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- Tracey Reid
 Added: Jun. 1, 2017
 
On May 22, 1863, General Ulysses S. Grant ordered an assault on the Confederate heights at Vicksburg, Mississippi. The plan called for a storming party of volunteers to build a bridge across a moat and plant scaling ladders against the enemy embankment in advance of the main attack. The volunteers knew the odds were against survival and the mission was called, in nineteenth century vernacular, a "forlorn hope". Only single men were accepted as volunteers and even then, twice as many men as needed came forward and were turned away. The assault began in the early morning following a naval bombardment. The Union soldiers came under enemy fire immediately and were pinned down in the ditch they were to cross. Despite repeated attacks by the main Union body, the men of the forlorn hope were unable to retreat until nightfall. Of the 150 men in the storming party, nearly half were killed. Seventy-nine of the survivors were awarded the Medal of Honor. (Source: Henry G. Buhrman-Wikipedia)
- Wagon Master
 Added: Feb. 28, 2017
 
Thank you, Soldier for your gallant service to our country during our American Civil War. May you rest in peace, sir.
- Daniel Moran
 Added: Jun. 1, 2016
 

- Fredrick "Fred" Carter
 Added: Oct. 31, 2015
 
Henry G. Buhrman, CMOH
- Jonathan Robert De Mallie, Historian
 Added: Aug. 2, 2015
 

- Bling Blinky of Texas
 Added: Mar. 8, 2015
 
a Civil War soldier
- Gay Hobt Morton
 Added: Sep. 8, 2014
 

- James Snow
 Added: Jun. 1, 2014
 

- James J. Stalcup
 Added: Feb. 14, 2012
 

- Judy Curnell
 Added: Jan. 26, 2011
 
Thank you for your service to our country,because of you,and men like you,WE,The People of The United States of America today live in FREEDOM !! Rest in peace.
- ROBERT S.SAULINO,SR
 Added: Aug. 2, 2010
 
Thanks
- O'KC
 Added: Jun. 9, 2010
 

- LaDene
 Added: Nov. 11, 2009
 

- nancy murray
 Added: Nov. 9, 2009
 
To die for one's country is such a worthy fate that all compete for so beautiful a death. -Pierre Corneille
- Amy Wolfe
 Added: Aug. 26, 2009
 

- James J. Stalcup
 Added: Aug. 23, 2009
 
Thank you for your service to the Country, sir!
- LaDene
 Added: Aug. 22, 2009
 

- Ron Moody
 Added: Apr. 17, 2009
 
Thank you, Sir. Rest In Peace.
- Sarah Locklin Taylor
 Added: Jul. 4, 2009
 

- Sharon
 Added: Jun. 1, 2009
 

- Republican
 Added: Jun. 1, 2009
 

- purple-lady
 Added: Apr. 11, 2009
 

- Bob & Nancy Cannon
 Added: Jan. 31, 2009
 
Thank you for keeping US together.
- An American
 Added: Jul. 25, 2007
 

- Isabella Oliva
 Added: Jun. 24, 2007
 

- Mellissa Lake Co. Illinois
 Added: Jun. 1, 2007
 

- Doug Lind
 Added: Jun. 30, 2006
 
Thank you. Rest in peace
- P.L.M.
 Added: Jun. 1, 2006
 

- Dragon
 Added: Jan. 9, 2005
 
Offering for you on this day.
God bless.
- chlse
 Added: Aug. 13, 2004
 

- God Bless & R.I.P. ~ Daughter Of An Angel ~
 Added: May. 31, 2004
 
God Bless This Native Born Ohio Veteran. We are eternally grateful for your service
- herb parkinson
 Added: Mar. 21, 2004
 
R.I.P.
- quebecoise
 Added: Feb. 17, 2004
 

- Erik Lander
 Added: Jul. 23, 2003
 
 

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