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Aug
15
by major bill at 9:56 PM
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It is not too common for a horse to get on the cover of a magazine but Winchester did here in Michigan 2 years ago.

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The magazine has a six page article, The Hero Who Was a Horse by Le Roy Barnett. The article has several illustrations. This is an extra copy I am going to take to Gettysburg in September and try to give away. If you would like I can mail it to you (probably mailing it would cost $2). I am...
Aug
15
by Aussie Billy Sherman at 3:28 AM
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One general who I haven't seen being discussed much here is Union General Thomas Sherman. When I first started learning about the war, I would often get confused between this Sherman and the more famous one. Luckily I'm not the only one apparently and some have even thought they were brothers.



Somewhere along the way I recall reading a quote from William Tecumseh...
Aug
15
by Trivia Master at 8:00 AM
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Question: Who was John Summerfield Staples? What is ironic about his military service?

credit: @General Casey
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