Frederick A. Lucas of Goshen, CT, who served with the Second CT Heavy Artillery from August 1862 through August of 1865.
Elected a Corporal, promoted to Sergeant, Sergeant-Major, and to Second Lieutenant; he was wounded twice, a serious leg wound at Cedar Creek and a minor one at Hatcher's Run.
Fred Lucas is portrayed from the 1880's period, after serving in the state legislature looking back on the war with readings from Fred's Civil War letters home, to his lady friend and his mother.
FRED AND JENNIE;
A CIVIL WAR LOVE STORY-$14.95
FROM YOUR DUTIFUL SON- $15.95
(out of print temp.)
(CT sales tax where necessary)
Ernest Barker, a former schoolteacher of thirty years, lives in Goshen, CT, with his wife Lori, in the former home of Fred Lucas' late grandson. His retirement has been spent researching, and writing about Fred, the Civil War, and Fred's participation in that conflict.