Chris Dunham's Blog – April 2011 Archive (1)

Case Study: Corporal Sumner Henry Needham

The first Union soldier to fall in the Civil War is said to have been Sumner Henry Needham—a Maine native who served in a Massachusetts company. Let's see what we can find out about Needham using only free Internet resources.


Needham's Wikipedia entry is brief, and incorrect. He was wounded April 19, 1861, in the…


Added by Chris Dunham on April 14, 2011 at 7:30pm — 5 Comments

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