Hero to get medal - 147 years late

Discussion in 'Military History and Militaria' started by flamingo, May 19, 2010.

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  1. Better late than never!


    From Wiki

  2. I'm sure he's chuffed to naafi breaks :roll:
  3. Another dull day in his coffin just turned interesting...well done Alonzo mate.
  4. Gremlin

    Gremlin LE Good Egg (charities)

    He?? Are you sure that this isn't another Franklin Thompson?

    Regardless of that it seems pretty well deserved!
  5. My brother-in-law used to be the Rector of his home-town, Fredonia in NY, hence my (extremely tenuous connection) interest in him.

    I believe the first part of this scene from the film Gettysburg portrays the final attack on Cushings battery, and the defence of it by 1st Sergeant Frederick Füger.