Some of [the Drummer Boys] looked good enough to lay with and I guess some of them did get laid with. I ALSO PURCHASED MY OWN COPY LATER ON. This is true in a sense. They would come and sit on the front porch and ask questions, and he would answer them. Meanwhile, many were "used as women" as the phrase of the day put it, unless they dared resist their masters, which could require murder. Two days later he was buried at the government's expense in the town cemetary at Muskogee. Every soldier in the Civil War would share blankets with another man.
Sex in the American Civil War
The most notable of these was Confederate major general Patrick Cleburne , although it is still disputed. If you know anything about General Jones you will know that he earned his nickname "Grumble". You don't get to march through Titus' gay arch of victory. September 24, Sold by: Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. If what has been written about Whitman is true, he moved a fifteen year old boy named Bill Duckett in with him as a lover.
Tim Kent's Civil War tales: Homosexual Civil War Leaders
Well, I guess Mr. I would never call Lincoln or Cleburne a homosexual unless I found hard evidence that it was true. This guy calls himself a lifelong Civil War Historian A very interesting find that appeals to the Civil War buff in me. Views Read Edit View history.
Description: Homosexuality turned out to be more than the rumor of discreditation and a match setting fire to a pyre that you suggest. When I read a recent blog about some of my Confederate heroes, I couldn't help but shake my head in disgust. Tim Kent November 5, at I have never heard of any.