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Sep
20
by SWMODave at 9:24 AM
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Courtesy youtube

Missourian's don't agree on much when it comes to the Civil War, but many tend to agree that the subject of this story was a credit to the state. Read on.

Missouri Historical Review Vol 7 - Story told by Senator James C McGinniss to Senator Sheldon A Wight

McGinniss said, "I was born in Kentucky and came to Missouri in 1858. I was quite a young man, but...
Sep
20
by infomanpa at 12:25 AM
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Jesse Reno was the first corps commander to be killed during the Civil War on September 14, 1862. He was involved in action at Fox's Gap in South Mountain as Union troops attacked Southern defenses. I am posting my photo to mark the 156th anniversary of this event.
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Sep
20
by John Hartwell at 10:28 AM
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An enlargement shows the relaxed atmosphere of Yanks and Rebs together.
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The photo is said to have been taken on April 14, 1865, the date of the...
Sep
20
by FrankN at 10:55 AM
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image.jpg image.jpg image.jpg image.jpg image.jpg I've been wanting to add a military CW musical instrument to my collection. While the drums, brass and string instruments would be amazing to have they are a bit out of my budget (maybe someday). I decided a fife would be interesting and something I can afford. There is very little information concerning...
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