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Friday, April 23, 2010

Frank B. Gurley - The Heroic Alabama Captain

"... He recruited a handful of men (named "The Immortal Seven"). In the summer Gurley's unit went searching for his old command, the Kelly Rangers. With his men and another Confederate officer Gurley fought the Yankees occupying northern Alabama. He learned about a Union transport on the Limestone and Winchester road but found the entire infantry brigade of Brig. General Robert L. McCook, a lawyer turned soldier from Ohio. ..."    

Reference: www.southernmessenger.org ξ

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