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Battle of Shiloh -149th Anniversary

Today is the 149th anniversary of the Battle of Shiloh. Fought from April 6-7, 1862 it was the most deadly battle fought by the United States up to that time. CSA General Albert Sidney Johnston’s Army of Mississippi attacked US … Continue reading

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Massachusetts Civil War Trip – photo essay

This past August, I was in Massachusetts for a business trip. I started in Boston and ended up in the Springfield area. This gave me the opportunity to visit some historic cemeteries and G.A.R. (Grand Army of the Republic) monuments. … 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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