FLAG DISPLAY AT GNMP FEB. 16
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The Civil War Dance Foundation will present its annual display "Colors of the Blue: The Flags of the Union Army" at the Gettysburg National Military Park Visitor Center, 10AM to 4PM, Saturday, February 16. This display will include reproductions of the most common flags of the Union Army’s infantry, cavalry, and artillery units, and the flags...

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Susie King Taylor, Iconic Heroine, A Nation's Midwife

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Yet another faux photograph of Susie King Taylor ( except when she is not )- edit November 5, 2015, correct ID by our author Rosefiend, please see post below, and will not remove this lovely young not-Susie King-Taylor photo because then Rosefiend's post will...
French & Belgian Infantry arms of the ACW
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This thread is intended as an educational thread on French & Belgian Arms used by the Infantry.

Joseph Douglass: A Groundbreaking Musician

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Frederick Douglass with grandson Joseph. Circa 1893 from the Randolph Linsly Simpson African-American collection.
Joseph Douglass was a groundbreaking African-American concert violinist and the grandson of famed abolitionist Frederick Douglass. His talent is sometimes attributed to Frederick who...

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Role of the College of St. James in Maryland During the Gettysburg Campaign
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In 1842, the College of Saint James was founded in St. James, Maryland. Located about three miles southeast of Williamsport, and four miles south of Hagerstown, the campus found itself in the path of the Confederate army during the latter’s advance and...

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