Skip to comments.REGIMENT – Lincoln’s Highlanders
Posted on 01/17/2018 12:36:32 PM PST by SandRat
In the wake of the failed Union attack on the Tower Battery at Secessionville on James Island, near Charleston, South Carolina, on 16 June 1862, the Charleston Mercury reported, It was left to the brave 79th Highlanders,n 1861 and 1865, mostly based on pre-war militia units.
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Civil war history always makes for an interesting read. Thank you for posting.
The 79th, a proud looking bunch. I just wonder what NY could muster today, and what they’d look like?
Whatever NY mustered today would look similar....well wearing skirts instead of kilts
The 79th, a proud looking bunch. I just wonder what NY could muster today, and what theyd look like?”
The bagpipes make them fight like Braveheart.
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