Featured Children of the Civil War Recoil Staff November 21, 2014 Join the Conversation Fred Upham's father served in the Second Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry, was wounded in action at the First Battle of Bull Run, spent time as a POW at Libby Prison in Richmond and was later appointed by President Lincoln to West Point. Fred wears a duplicate of his father's Class of 1866 West Point ring. He is one of just 35 known surviving children of Civil War veterans and he remember's his dad's stories of the “War Between the States” very well. Clifford Hamm's father served in the 71st North Carolina. He followed in his father's military footsteps and became a U.S. Marine in World War II. Read more about them, Mr. Iris Lee Gay Jordan and others here in the original National Geographic article. Explore RECOILweb:Friday Night Gun Porn: SHOT Show through the Firelance LensMKS Supply to Market New Inland M1 Carbine LineSureFire 1,000: New Thousand Lumen P3X Fury IntellibeamRECOILtv All Access: Kalashnikov KR9 & KS12 NEXT STEP: Download Your Free Target Pack from RECOILFor years, RECOIL magazine has treated its readers to a full-size (sometimes full color!) shooting target tucked into each big issue. Now we've compiled over 50 of our most popular targets into this one digital PDF download. From handgun drills to AR-15 practice, these 50+ targets have you covered. Print off as many as you like (ammo not included). Get your pack of 50 Print-at-Home targets when you subscribe to the RECOIL email newsletter. We'll send you weekly updates on guns, gear, industry news, and special offers from leading manufacturers - your guide to the firearms lifestyle.You want this. Trust Us.