Colonel James Marshall, 52nd NC, died while leading Pettigrew's old Brigade in a charge at Gettysburg. His last order came from Pettigrew himself, he said "now, for the honor of the old North State, lead this brigade forward", and God rest his soul, he did.
This thirty-four-star American flag reportedly covered Lincoln?s body as it was transported from the Petersen House to the White House on the morning of April During the war, some advisors had urged Lincoln to remove stars representing southern
Robert Daniel Johnston (March 19, 1837 – February 1, 1919) was a brigadier general for the Confederate States of America during the American Civil War. Johnston was born in Mt. Welcome, Lincoln County, North Carolina, to Dr. William and Nancy Forney Johnston. He was first cousin to future Confederate generals William H. Forney and John Horace Forney. Before the war, Johnston practiced law.