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Faces of Gettysburg – Francis Ashbury Wallar – Medal of Honor Winner

   He went by Frank rather than Francis or Ashbury. When he died on April 30, 1911, Earl Rodgers, Wallar’s former commander of old Company I, 6th Wisconsin, recalled; “Wallar was one of the few soldiers who at no time … Continue reading

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