Sunday, 22 November 2009

Heros von Borke - a Prussian confederate and his sword

'Major Heros von Borcke was a Prussian soldier who learned of the Civil War and traveled across the Atlantic to fight for the Southern cause. He served under General J.E.B. Stuart and was known for his very large and heavy sword. This podcast features J.E.B. Stuart IV, Emeritus Trustee of the Museum of the Confederacy, who discusses von Borcke and a recent visit to Poland to see where he was buried'.

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