So Big and Healthy Grandpa Wouldn’t Even Know You
By GINA KOLATA, Published: July 30, 2006
Valentin Keller enlisted in an all-German unit of the Union Army in Hamilton, Ohio, in 1862. He was 26, a small, slender man, 5 feet 4 inches tall, who had just become a naturalized citizen. He listed his occupation as tailor....