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The Egolf Brothers of the 14th Brooklyn and Their Dog, Leo

When the Civil War began, the three Pennsylvania-born Egolf brothers, William, John, and Thomas, were living in Brooklyn, NY, with their family. All three would enlist in the 14th NY State Militia, also known as the 84th New York Infantry … Continue reading

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