Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Lieutenant Frank G. Fox.

Also went by Frank J. Fox.

Mortally wounded September 3, 1864, in a fight with the Sixth New York Cavalry. From a Photograph taken in the early part of the War.

History of Mosby's Rangers.
Also known as the 43rd. Cavalry.

Lieut. Frank Fox, of Fairfax, was wounded in the arm and his horse carried him into the ranks of the enemy, where he was taken prisoner and carried to Harper s Ferry. His arm was amputated, and he died some days after at Sandy Hook. He was not only a brave officer, but his genial nature had won him many friends His loss was deeply felt by all.

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