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The Story of Joseph Pierce, A Chinese Soldier in the American Civil War Sunday 8 March Cpl. Joseph Pierce Irving Moy, president of the 14th Connecticut Volunteer Infantry, and a member of the Connecticut Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission will be our presenter. As a Civil War reenactor, Moy portrays Corporal Joseph Pierce, the highest ranked Chinaman in the Civil War, who fought with the 14th regiment during the war. The presentation will take place at the Custom House Maritime Museum, 150 Bank Street, New London, beginning at 2pm, followed by refreshments. Program is free for members; $5 for others. From 1862 to 1865 Pierce participated in many of the pivotal military engagements of the war, fighting in the major campaigns from Antietam to Gettysburg to Lee's surrender at Appomattox Court House. Moy will speak of his personal journey with Abraham Lincoln, Joseph Pierce, and the American Dream. Founded in 1870, the New London County Historical Society is the oldest historical organization in eastern Connecticut. The Shaw Mansion, located near the intersection of Bank and Tilley Streets in New London, has been our home since 1907. Edward Baker Executive Director 860.443.1209 "1861 Rules" Vintage Base Ball Returns Thames Base-Ball Club First Home Game 25 April at Fort Trumbull