Out of the Storm: A Legacy

by Anthony B. Cochran


Book Details

2019 CIPA EVVY AWARD - Merit Award History Non-Fiction

Out of the Storm presents the stories of men of color who performed feats of valor and heroism during the Civil War. Several were awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor, others received no medals or special citations, however their exploits were exemplary, displaying extraordinary courage and bravery. Also included is the story of Capt. Andre Cailloux (1st Louisiana Native Guard), one of the first black Union officers killed in the Civil War. This book contains actual Civil War battlefield reports (record excerpts) submitted by Army field commanders and Naval officers. Family and background genealogical information is also furnished where available.


About the Author

Anthony B. Cochran

Anthony Cochran (BA History. MA Management) provides a unique perspective based upon specialized experience and study in American History and Genealogy. He is a Vietnam Veteran and recipient of the Army Commendation Medal awarded during his tour of duty in Vietnam. He is a member of several veterans organizations including the American Legion, Vietnam Veterans of America, Inc., Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW), AMVETS, and Veterans of the Vietnam War, Inc.