Every Man Did His Duty

Minnesota History Center

March 23, 2013

Wayne Jorgenson, a Civil War collector and historian, speaks about his recently released book, Every Man Did His Duty, pictures and stories of the men who served in the First Minnesota Infantry during the Civil War. The First Minnesota participated in most of the battles in the east including Bull Run, Antietam, Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville and Gettysburg, where they help to save the day for the Union on July 2, 1863.