Well, looks like we reached our capacity on the last one. How bout a new one? Make it easy on the first. Who is this guy?
Who became the first person / signal officer / engineer to transmit a message using a flag during combat over long distances? he was a Georgian / CSA General.
At the first Bull Run he sent a message via flags to Shanks Evans alerting him his position was turned.
Who was the oldest Officer of the Old Army who took up arms vs United States at wars outbreak?
Hint, he was a Georgian and has a County in middle Ga named for him.
I'm about 10 miles from the home of R Toombs, EP Alexander, and A Stephens at deer camp this morning. Sitting on the porch watching it rain. Where am I ??
Battle of Tampa in '62 and Battle of Fort Brooke in '63 or '64. Neither would be thought of as "battles" had they taken place up in the major theaters of the war.