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Jun
15
by Jimklag at 10:23 AM
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Some 2010 photos of the fort including Robert E. Lee's quarters when he was a mere lieutenant in the Corps of Engineers; the cell where Jefferson Davis was held as a prisoner; and the quarters of Davis's jailer and family.
fortmonroe1.jpg fortmonroe2.jpg fortmonroe3.jpg fortmonroe4.jpg fortmonroe5.jpg fortmonroe6.jpg fortmonroe7.jpg ...
Jun
15
by Booner at 1:16 AM
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Driving back from a visit to western MO this past weekend, I stopped and visited a little cemetery that I must have passed a hundred times. St. John's cemetery is located a couple of hundred yards north of the service road along I-70 around mile marker 62, just west of the little town of Emma, MO. The little town of Emma didn't come into existence until after the CW, but the surrounding area began to be settled...
Jun
15
by Trivia Master at 8:00 AM
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Richmond’s Wrath: We Don’t Want You Fighting Our War
(a song parody to the chorus: “I Don’t Want To Play In Your Yard”)

We don’t want you fighting our war,
you watched as Burnside laid his trap.
Even though you held the high ground,
you still surrendered Cumberland Gap.

How hollow are your words to us now,
when you proclaimed you’d hold your line,
Yet you broke when you faced danger,
guess your back - it lacked a spine.

* * * * * *...
Jun
14
by connecticut yankee at 5:13 PM
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1889 reunion of 60th North Carolina Infantry Regiment. Photograph shows group portrait of the 60th North Carolina Infantry Regiment at the home of Lieutenant Colonel James Mitchell Ray. Photo by Edward Elmer Brown, 1857-1934, photographer.

https://www.loc.gov/resource/ppmsca.53134/
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