TIL of John Clem, a Union drummer boy during the American Civil War who shot a Confederate colonel who demanded his surrender. He was later promoted to sergeant becoming the youngest NCO in the history of the US Army.


ytB1ilOAbgYNM1x3faWndtk68sRyE0hXp6ZpvtajZP0 TIL of John Clem, a Union drummer boy during the American Civil War who shot a Confederate colonel who demanded his surrender. He was later promoted to sergeant becoming the youngest NCO in the history of the US Army. submitted by /u/Darddeac to r/todayilearned
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