Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Mort Kunstlers's 2015 Civil War Calendar for September-- Part 2

While the 2nd Corps lost more men in the Civil War than any other unit in the Federal Army, they continued to fight bravely.

Many of the men were practicing Catholics (a big surprise among Irish) and the brigade chaplain, Father William Corby, would regularly perform the act of "Last Rites" before going into battle in anticipation of lives lost.

Even during battle, Father Corby was present, offering spiritual strength, guidance, and peace of mind to soldiers through absolution.

--Old Secesh

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