Taking a brother home

Neville Edmonds, captain of the Winston Guards, was mortally wounded at the Battle of Sharpsburg. After much suffering, the 28-year-old lawyer whose family owned 50 slaves, died at Winchester on Oct. 10.

Neville’s younger brother, Private James L. Edmonds of the Prairie Guards of the 11th Mississippi Regiment, Hood’s Division, “was given furlough to carry his remains home,” according to independent regimental historian Jess N. McLean.

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About Dick Stanley

Retired Texas daily newspaperman
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