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Hanover Tavern: History is Still Served Here Daily

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Hanover Tavern
Hanover Tavern is rich with history and still serves delicious meals to road weary travellers like @Southern Unionist and me. During the Civil War, it was used by both Union and Confederate troops on their way to and from the battlefields. This part of...

12 foot long Zouave sashes.

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I have read that French Zouaves wore sashes 12 feet long. So has does the length of American Civil War Zouaves compare? How many times would a 12 foot long sash go around the waist of a skinny French soldier? Four or five times?

Book Launch Lincoln, Antietam and a Northern Lost Cause

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  • @geneofva is the author Gene Schmiel and will be proud to launch his book:
    • Lincoln, Antietam and a Northern Lost Cause:
      What If a Union Victory Did Not End Slavery?
    • Published March 28, 2019
    • Belatedly Launched on CWT on 8/22/2019...

Major General E. R. S. Canby (USV)

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Major General Edward Richard Sprigg Canby (USV)

Edward Richard Sprigg Canby was born in Piatt’s Landing, Kentucky on 9 November 1817. He graduated from the United States Military Academy in 1839 and was commissioned a second lieutenant in the 2nd U.S. Infantry. He is often referred to as Edward Canby...
Chattanooga, Chickamauga, Shiloh, and some other random bits
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My wife and I did a road trip last April through the places mentioned and had a great time. The graves are members of the Illinois 15th as well as Hurlbut’s grave in Belvedere, IL. Lucious Barber served the entirety of the war and spent time at Andersonville, Harley Wayne was Captain of Company D from and was killed on the first day of Shiloh...

Dutch Gap, Va. Bomb-proof quarters of Major Strong

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  • Title: [Dutch Gap, Va. Bomb-proof quarters of Major Strong]
  • Date Created/Published: 1864 November.
  • Medium: 1 negative (2 plates) : glass, stereograph, wet collodion.
  • Summary: Photograph from the main eastern theater of war, the Army of the James, June...

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