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Sep
16
by lelliott19 at 9:39 PM
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Colonel William Dabney Stuart

Born 30 Sep. 1830 in Staunton Va. the son of Martha M. Dabney and Thomas Jefferson Stuart.

He graduated Virginia Military Institute in 1850 and taught there for several years. On 17 Sept 1861 he enlisted as a 1st Lieut in the 15th Virginia Infantry. Promoted to Lieutenant Colonel and, in the Fall of 1861, transferred to the 56th Virginia Infantry. On May 3, 1862, he was...
Sep
15
by Trivia Master at 8:00 AM
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I was once a strong Jacksonian Democrat who became a Republican. For most of my career, I was a newspaper editor, and I expected to become the Postmaster General, but was given a different post instead. Who am I?

credit: @Mark F. Jenkins
Sep
15
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by donna at 6:31 AM
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The Food Forum at Civil War Talk is pleased to present the cook awards for Sept. 1 thru 15. There were many interesting threads and recipes. Thanks to all for posting.

The winners are:

@allenhs for "Commissary in Battle".

@Anna Elizabeth Henry for...
Sep
15
by civilwartalk at 9:13 PM
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While not strictly Civil War, I'm giving myself a waiver and posting the following fundraiser for my sons' Pack...

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Please help Cub Scout Pack 23 of Inwood, West Virginia! We have 20 young boys in our Pack that need your help!

This year will be the first year the Ami and I are running a portion of our fundraising efforts. Last year our expenses exceeded the funds we raised, and we are hoping to...
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