Monthly Archives: March 2011

Abram Duryee

I have been think­ing about Gen. Abram Duryee, com­mand­ing 1st brigade, Sec­ond Divi­sion, First Corps. His was the first Union brigade engaged on the morn­ing of Sept. 17, aside from the PA Reserves skir­mish­ers. Up to this point his record was solid. He’d raised and led the Fifth New York Infantry, Duryee’s Zouaves. He led [...]
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