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With this being the anniversary of Fredericksburg, I thought it appropriate to share some busting of the Sergeant Kirkland Myth. A myth that has a statue erected to it at Fredericksburg, MD. The following is reposted with permission from Michael Schaffner, a fellow historian and personal friend: The Legend of Sergeant Kirkland It may be I was not worthy to see either of the two apostles. But if so, since there were more than four hundred soldiers in our company, as well as Cortes himself and many other gentlemen, the miracle would have been dis