John Burns relaxing in a rocking chair with his rifle nearby. Image via Timothy H. O’Sullivan- TITLE: Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. John L. Burns, the “old hero of Gettysburg,” with gun and crutches
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The 69-Year-Old Man Who Fought In The Civil War To Avenge His Cows

The reasons for those who fought in the Civil War varied from person to person. Slavery and states’ rights were the two of the most common, but perhaps the most unique belonged to a 69-year-old man named John L…

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Andrew Martin

Andrew Martin

Dabbler in history, investing & writing. Master’s degree in baseball history. Passionate about diversity, culture, sports, investing and crypto.