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Brooklyn Civil War Era Graves – a short photo essay

I was in the Brooklyn area earlier this month on a business trip. Needless to say, the area has a significant amount of Civil War era graves. One would expect this as New York sent a lot of her sons … Continue reading

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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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