The 155th Battle of Resaca

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Just a couple of pictures
New guy needs help identifying items
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Hello everyone! I am new to the forum and collecting CW relics so I could use your assistance in identifying these cartridge boxes, percussion cap boxes, holster, wooden hammer made by a CW veteran, etc. I know that the the nicest cartridge box with a oval US plate is a Dixie Gun Works reproduction, but I believe that everything else could be...

A Friendship Blooms through Depths of Gloom

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Mary Jane Hale Welles
June 12, 1817 - February 28, 1886

(Photo Public Domain)

Mary Jane Hale was born June 12th, 1817 in Lewiston, Maine. She was the daughter of Elias W. Hale who came from a prominent Glastonbury, Connecticut family. Her father was an attorney in...

Is This Boy A ' Real ' Drummer? Opinions Please?

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We've had several discussions on exactly how young were drummers of the war. This tiny fellow seems so young as to have to be one of the small boys who played dress-up. Maybe 5 or so, given factors we'll never know like heredity and nutrition. That his mother is probably missing from his life at this point seems a...

Book Review Holding the Line on the River of Death: Union Mounted Forces at Chickamauga by Eric J. Wittenberg

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Holding the Line on the River of Death: Union Mounted Forces at Chickamauga by Eric J. Wittenberg published by Savas Beattie (2018) Hardcover $29.95 Kindle $9.99
This wonderful book tells the story of two commanders of mounted brigades and their men at the Battle of...

Authentic Original Shaker Lemon Pie

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Well you know Eleanor Rose couldn't visit the Shaker Village at Pleasant Hill without getting a recipe. Sadly the Shakers at Pleasant Hill, KY, didn’t write about what they ate, but Shaker Hill still maintains the original prolific vegetable gardens on the property and operates the Trustee's...

transcription of a letter by James Robert Montgomery

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Posted originally by Teresa Roane:

May 8-21, 1864 was the Battle of Spotsylvania Court House. This is a transcription of a letter by James Robert Montgomery. He was in the unit known as the University Greys which was part of the 11th Mississippi. They were students at Ole Miss. That is his blood stains on the...

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