Marcellus W. Darling reminiscences of General Sherman, February 17, 1891

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Marcellus W. Darling reminiscences of General Sherman, February 17, 1891


War; Soldiers; Generals

United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865; Sherman's March to the Sea

Darling, Marcellus W.; Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh), 1820-1891

United States. Army. New York Infantry Regiment, 154th (1862-1865)

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Marcellus Warner Darling was a native of New York. He enlisted in Company K, 154th New York Volunteers on September 6, 1862. The 154th saw a great deal of action during the Civil War. Darling was wounded in the battle of Chancellorsville, was subsequently captured and later escaped. While his regiment was fighting at Gettysburg, Darling was hospitalized with typhoid fever. He fought in the battles at Lookout Mountain and Chickamauga, and participated in the taking of Atlanta, Savannah, and Charleston, during General Sherman's march to the sea. After the war, he was a college professor and later a minister in Indiana, Iowa, Illinois, and Wisconsin. Among his children was cartoonist Jay Norwood Darling.


Darling, Marcellus W.


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