Archive for March, 2016

On the trail of the Kearny Cross and Charlotte E. McKay

As some of you know, I’m writing a book about the Kearny Cross: a medal which was awarded by Union General David B. Birney (and named in memory of his predecessor) to members of the First Division, Third Corps, Army of the Potomac. There were two versions of the medal: the “Kearny Medal of Honor” […]