in our story.
John Hunt Morgan - showed
Young, and others, what raiding
in enemy country could really
accomplish - and that no
Yankee prison could hold him.
John Wilkes Booth - the Shakesperean
suggested an offstage, in fact ex theatris,
role for Lieutenant Young and his band of
William Tecumseh Sherman -
"War is Hell, and you cannot
refine it." The Yankee general
was in a way the inspiration for
Young and his men.
Confederate Secretary of State
Judah P. Benjamin briefed the
lieutenant on his mission and
hinted at its broader strategy:
get John Bull involved in this
Emma Conger constantly reminded
her husband George that the war
was far away and he should stop
imagining Rebels in the bushes.
Marian Fuller already had two
sons in the Army. She didn't
want her youngest playing
Young and some of the boys. Some confusion about the names on the part of the photographer.