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Aug
22
by JPK Huson 1863 at 7:37 AM
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Ambulances below Power's Hill, in Edwin Forbe's illustration of July 3, 1863, ' General View of Union Lines ', during attack by Johnston's division, CSA

Power's Hill, another iconic Gettysburg landmark, site of fierce, artillery laden battle. Shot through with History long before July, 1863 Soloman Power's quarry there gave up Evergreen Cemetery house's stone foundation. And- like...
Aug
22
by Trivia Master at 8:00 AM
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"Lee's Army will be your objective point. Wherever Lee goes there you will go also." Who gave this order and to whom was it given?

credit: @chellers
Aug
22
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by civilwartalk at 10:38 AM
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CivilWarTalk has long been a place for friendly conversations, and even spirited discussions about the American Civil War. Slavery, Secession, and Reconstructions are all common topics here in our forums.

Unfortunately, modern political discussions and cultural issues have been suspended on this forum.

We wish we didn't have to do that, but things get a little too out of control, members tend to quit, and friendships are...
Aug
21
by Pat Young at 5:43 PM
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This week, Michele and I visited a number of sites in the Finger Lakes region of New York connected with Abolition, the Underground Railroad, Women's Rights, and the movements for Universal Adult Suffrage. The first set of sites that I want to discuss is connected to the Union scout, Underground Railroad conductor, and campaigner for human rights Harriet Tubman.

I took the photo above of her home just outside...
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