"He had lost his left hind leg below the knee.--That was shot off at Shiloh. He had a hole through his ear, done by a Minnie at Vicksburg. On his body were the marks of a terrible wound received from a piece of shell..."
I bet his name was Lucky LOL!
Sorry Jim, I couldn't pass that up! I know... I need to repent of that one :-)
Good post though my friend. I wish they had specified what breed he was but then again it is likely he was mixed breed.