Eugene Ferrell looks through books and papers at his home in Zebulon, N.C. on Thursday, July 9, 2015, documenting the day he earned the Silver Star while serving in the Army in the Vietnam War, a day he says six other men should have earned the Purple Heart, but did not.
Eugene Ferrell looks through books and papers at his home in Zebulon, N.C. on Thursday, July 9, 2015, documenting the day he earned the Silver Star while serving in the Army in the Vietnam War, a day he says six other men should have earned the Purple Heart, but did not. AARON MOODY amoody@newsobserver.com
Eugene Ferrell looks through books and papers at his home in Zebulon, N.C. on Thursday, July 9, 2015, documenting the day he earned the Silver Star while serving in the Army in the Vietnam War, a day he says six other men should have earned the Purple Heart, but did not. AARON MOODY amoody@newsobserver.com

Zebulon’s Silver Star-clad Eugene Ferrell wants Purple Hearts for fellow soldiers

July 15, 2015 12:41 AM