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Oct
16
by major bill at 9:51 PM
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ghost 1.jpg ghost 2.jpg The March/April 1991 issue of Michigan History Magazine contained an article by edited Leland W. Thornton, The Drummer Boy and the Ghost. Patrick Reed added two color illustrations to the article.

The 5 page article is a retelling of John Downey, 11th Michigan Infantry, and his encounter with the ghost of his friend outside of Atlanta. Nice retelling of a Civil War...
Oct
16
by ami at 9:56 AM
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If you love to take photos at Civil War battlefields or Reenactments, you can now post your best shots in our Monthly Contest!

Be sure to read the rules, some rules have been changed and we have added new rules

Rules:

1) Each Member may submit one (1) photo per monthly contest.
2) The person submitting the photo must be the photographer.
3) Photo must...
Oct
16
by civilwartalk at 2:53 PM
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@JPK Huson 1863 posted this recipe from the 1864, American Home Cook Book
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https://civilwartalk.com/threads/era-apple-recipes-by-the-bushel-basket.148300/

We recreated this recipe with the following ingredients
  • 1 1/2 cups AP flour
  • 1 tablespoon of sugar
  • 2 teaspoons of baking powder
  • 1/2...
Oct
16
by Majalu72 at 2:09 PM
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Picked up this photo in a PA antique store. What struck me immediately about the photo is that it appeared to be a group of veterans visiting an old battleground. If you look closely you can see that the third man from the left is wearing a GAR medal and a canon or two can be seen in between the men in the background. I guess there is no way to determine where this was shot?
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