Almost 500 Rhode Island’s Civil War soldiers were lost, never recorded for their service, and subsequent death. Robert Grandchamp’s latest book “Rhode Island’s Civil War Dead: A Complete Roster” provides each missing solider’s regiment, name, rank, and place of residence.
Robert Grandchamp is an award-winning author and researcher on Rhode Island’s Civil War history. He was born and bred in Rhode Island where he earned an M.A. in American History, as well as his B.A. in American History and Anthropology from Rhode Island College in Providence. Robert is the recipient of the Margaret B. Stillwell Prize from Brown University, the Order of St. Barbara from the Rhode Island National Guard, as well as letters of commendation from the governor of Rhode Island.
The South County Museum Civil War special collection is on exhibit in the Metz Museum.