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The 2d Iowa Infantry and the Battle of Fort Donelson

After sitting on my bookshelf for more than a year, I finally have found time to read Steven E. Woodworth’s exceptional book on the Army of the Tennessee, “Nothing But Victory: The Army of the Tennessee, 1861-1865.”  This book is … Continue reading

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Colonel Everett Peabody – Unsung Hero of Shiloh

Everett Peabody was born on June 13, 1830, in Springfield, Massachusetts.  The son of Reverend William B.O. Peabody, and Eliza Amelia White, he was tall, athletic and enjoyed the outdoors.  Young Everett was smart and enjoyed reading poetry, and writing.  He … Continue reading

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