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May
28
by JPK Huson 1863 at 6:44 AM
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* Flag of the 51st Pennsylvania Regiment

Commanded by Col. John Hartranft, the 51st Pennsylvania and the 51st New York were ordered to take the Rohrbach Bridge (later known as Burnside’s Bridge) after two earlier Federal attacks had failed. Charging down the wooded hillside, the 51st Pennsylvania was immediately taken under fire by the...
May
27
by Trivia Master at 8:00 AM
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Reminder. No Trivia will be posted on Monday 5/30/16

What did Abraham Lincoln refer to as being both made up of “bean poles and corn stalks,” as well as “the most remarkable structure that human eyes ever rested upon"?

credit: @MajGenl.Meade

Friday Bonus:
When John Brown led his raid on Harper's Ferry, Lt. Israel Greene (later adjutant of the C.S. Marine Corps) led the Marines in the...
May
27
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by donna at 6:26 AM
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The Food Forum at Civil War Talk is pleased to announce the cook awards for May 16 thru 27 and for the month of May. There again were so many great recipes and posts on food. Thanks to all who participate.

The winners are:

@Anna Elizabeth Henry for "Creamy Lemonade Pie" and...
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