COUSINS IN THE CIVIL WAR
As a hobby, I've looked at my family's history, and traced it back in time to discover ancestors, then forward again to learn about my cousins. I found I had two ancestors who participated in the military aspects of the American Civil War, but there were many many cousins who fought. Some became famous; most were ordinary. The extraordinary events brought out the best in some, but not in all. Here are the stories of a few of them.