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Dec
08
by relichound at 12:56 PM
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On left is Enoch Jackman, of the Second New Hampshire who was wounded in the heavy fighting
at Gettysburg on July 2, 1863. Later he was an officer in a USCT regiment when this photo was
taken, and was also wounded at the 1864 battle of New Market Heights. He was fortunate that
neither wound was serious.

On the right is L.P. Adley also of the Second New Hampshire who also later became an officer
in another USCT...
Dec
08
by Trivia Master at 8:00 AM
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Oh, hast thou forgotten how soon we must sever? Oh, hast thou forgotten this day we must part? It may be for years, and it may be forever, Then why art thou silent, thou voice of my heart?

credit: @FarawayFriend
Dec
07
by donna at 5:11 AM
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Latta Plantation circa 1800s is located in North Carolina. This recipe is from Jane Latta and handed down in the family.

Gingercakes

2 cups Molasses
1 cup sugar
1 cup lard
1 cup milk
1 teaspoon ginger
2 teaspoons soda
4 eggs
2 pints flour

Beat sugar and shortening, add eggs and molasses. Sift other dry ingredients and add to batter alternately with milk.

Bake in two or three 9 x 13 inch pans at 350 degrees for 30 to 45 minutes....
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