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Battle of Spotsylvania Court House winds down

One hundred forty-seven years ago the fighting at Spotsylvania Court House was winding down. Part of US Lieutenant General Ulysses S. Grant’s Overland Campaign, it was a horrific series of battles. After fighting CSA General Robert E. Lee’s Army of … Continue reading

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Connecticut Civil War Era Graves – a photo essay

I had the opportunity to visit Connecticut in December 2010. While there, I visited the graves of many Civil War officers. Connecticut sent 35 volunteer units, of all services, to fight for the Union cause. Many of the officers and … Continue reading

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