IF U ARE HAVING A ROUGH TIME PLS REMEMBER THAT COMBEFERRE LIKES TO BURRITO-WRAP HIMSELF UP IN COURF’S ORANGE BLANKET AND YELL “IB DOT SICK” W HIS STUFFED LIL NOSE WHEN HE’S TOTALLY SICK (featuring Ferre’s tiny achoos)
In early 1861 he enlisted in the United States’ Union Army, recruited a company of Polish immigrants, and became Colonel of the 58th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment, listed in the official Army Register as the “Polish Legion”. In 1862 he was promoted to brigadier general.
In the July 1863 Battle of Gettysburg, Krzyżanowski helped repel an evening assault by the famed Louisiana Tigers on the Union defenses atop East Cemetery Hill. After the Civil War, he held several government posts, and may have been the first American administrator of Alaska Territory.