Rows of New Markers, and Untold Sacrifice by Civil War Soldiers

5/29/2007 • Civil War Soldiers, News

Conrad Joachim, a German immigrant, marched off to war from his home on Greenwich Street in Manhattan on May 13, 1862, enlisting as an assistant surgeon in the 15th New York Heavy Artillery. Charles Joachim, whom historians believe to be his son, had already joined the same unit.