Civil War Era Studies
We all know the name Amos Humiston. We know he was found on the first day's field. We know he clutched the image of his three children, an unknown soldier until his wife Philinda Humiston saw her children peering back at her from a copy of that picture. We know his drama and the agony of Philinda, we know the heartbreak and horror.
But who's buried next to him? [excerpt]
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Rudy, John M. "Gettysburg's Other Unknown Soldier." Interpreting the Civil War: Connecting the Civil War to the American Public (April 30, 2013).