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Hunter H. McGuire – Chief Surgeon 2d Corps Army of Northern Virginia (Soldier Profile Series)

C.S.A. Chief Surgeon Hunter H. McGuire Birth Date: October 11, 1835 Birth Place: Winchester, Virginia Date of Death: September 19, 1900 Location of Death: Richmond, Virginia Education: Winchester Medical College Military Experience: United States Civil War Major Battles: Served as a … Continue reading

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The Battle of South Mountain – September 14, 1862

Today is the 148th anniversary of the Battle of South Mountain.  After winning a decisive victory against US Major General John Pope’s Army of Virginia, at the Second Battle of Manassas, CSA General Robert E. Lee set his sights north … Continue reading

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Save Historic Antietam Foundation – Phase I Tour Announced

Fellow Civil War blogger (Bull Runnings), Harry Smeltzer, asked me to pass along information on the Save Historic Antietam Foundation’s (SHAF) upcoming Phase I tour.  The tour is scheduled for Saturday, July 31, 2010, and will meet at 8:30 AM in … Continue reading

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