Remembering the Gettysburg Reunion of 1913

Remembering the Gettysburg Reunion of 1913

Huntington News ^ | June 19, 2012 | Calvin E. Johnson, Jr.

Posted on Wednesday, June 20, 2012 5:50:47 PM by BigReb555

Richard “Dick” Poplar a Black Confederate rode with the 13th Virginia cavalry. He was captured during the Confederate retreat from Gettysburg. Poplar then served 5 months at Fort Delaware and 14 months in Point Lookout Prison and refused to sign the Oath of Loyalty that would have freed him in the first month of his captivity.

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