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Jan
18
by William G Hendry at 11:31 AM
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reward.jpg [​IMG] After Lincolns assassination, there would have been a lot of different variations of this poster around the country side may be even with different reward amounts
Jan
18
by Trivia Master at 8:00 AM
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This person volunteered her services to the Union a week after the attack on Fort Sumter. In June 1861, she received an appointment placing her in charge of all women nurses serving in army hospitals. Despite her many worthwhile accomplishments, her stern and autocratic style led some to give her the unflattering nickname of "Dragon."

Who was she?

credit: @hoosier
Jan
17
by Powelltc1 at 8:33 PM
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IMG_0142.JPG IMG_0144.JPG IMG_0143.JPG IMG_0141.JPG Good evening! I have been trying to figure something out with a gun I recently bought and can't figure it out. I thought if anyone would know it would be someone on this forum. I appreciate any help you can give me!

I have a type II M1855 Harpers Ferry rifle dated 1859. It's all iron, so late 1859 make...the shorter two band...
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