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Re: Rice M1868 & 1869 trowel bayonets

Posted by Ned Harris on Wednesday, 6 September 2017, at 8:43 a.m., in response to Re: Rice M1868 & 1869 trowel bayonets, posted by Ed Hull on Tuesday, 5 September 2017, at 10:58 p.m.

A biography can be found on wikipedia under Edmund Rice (Medal of Honor).

Couple of neat things: I believe that the ship which he sailed on "Snow Squall" still exists as a hulk in the Falkland Islands; and like my great grandfather, he was probably promoted to BG upon retirement for his Civil War service. Amazing character, what a life he had! Ned


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