Colonel Edward Ephraim Cross was born in Lancaster, New Hampshire, on April 22, 1832. Commanding the 5th New Hampshire Infantry, Cross received his twelfth and thirteenth wounds of the Civil War, the final one a fatal minie ball to the abdomen, at the Battle of Gettysburg. Licensed Battlefield Guide Rich Bellamy follows Colonel Cross’ journey from Uniontown, Maryland, to the pile of boulders where Rich believes he died in the early morning hours of July 3, 1863.
Colonel Edward Ephraim Cross Part 1
Licensed Battlefield Guide Rich Bellamy takes us through Cross’s early life, and follows Cross’ Brigade from Uniontown, Maryland, to Cemetery Ridge.
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