A grief stricken American infantryman whose buddy has been killed in action is comforted by another soldier. In the background a corpsman methodically fills out casualty tags, Haktong-ni area, Korea. August 28, 1950. Sfc. Al Chang.
John Pegram - Career soldier from Virginia who served as an officer in the United States Army and then as a brigadier general in the Confederate Army during the American War of Southern Independence. He became the first former U.S. Army officer to be captured in Confederate service in 1861 and was killed in action near the end of the war. ck
Ken 'Snakehips' Johnson - He was killed in March 1941 in the London Blitz while performing with his band, The West Indian Orchestra. Johnson, came to Britain from Guyana at age fifteen and was on his way to changing the British music industry. He was well-established throughout the UK due to his regular appearances on BBC radio and was famous when he died at age 26.
John Gregg - Civil War Confederate Brigadier General. At the start of the Civil War, he was a member of the Provincial Congress of the Southern Confederacy in Montgomery, Alabama and later in Richmond, Virginia. He resigned his congressional seat, formed the 7th Texas Infantry and was commissioned Brigadier General in September 1862. While fighting in the Battle of Richmond, Virginia, October 7, 1864, he was killed in action on the field at age 36.