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Sep
17
by Eleanor Rose at 10:51 AM
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I grew up enjoying biscuits with cane syrup, but I never knew about Cane Syrup Cake until fairly recently. My grandparents ate cane syrup and biscuits for breakfast almost every day of their lives. The difference in the taste between cane syrup and maple syrup is vast. Both are sweet, but that’s where the...
Sep
17
by Eleanor Rose at 12:31 PM
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Photo courtesy of Google Maps

Chances are most native Southerners can name at least one plantation where the history of slavery is deeply rooted into the land. For South Carolinians, Friendfield Plantation, located in Georgetown (the third oldest town in SC), may be one of them.

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At the...
Sep
17
by Mike Serpa at 10:44 AM
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This photo of Union nurse Major Belle Reynolds is from Liljenquist Family Collection of Civil War Photographs at the Library of Congress
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A link to a thread about her from @JPK Huson 1863
Sep
17
by Robert Gray at 11:31 PM
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Presenting the colors to the 19th Connecticut Infantry.

In 1863, Julia Tallmadge Noyes (Mrs. William Curtis Noyes) ordered the regimental flags from Tiffany’s in New York City and presented the colors to the regiment from a band stand that was erected on the green for the occassion. Thousands of onlookers cheered the troops on as they then proceeded to the train station in East Litchfield to begin their service...
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