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Jul
02
by James N. at 3:39 PM
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The waterfall seen here was before and during the Civil War a well-known feature occurring on the north shore of the Potomac River in Western (now West) Virginia that marked the site of an important ford. Also known as the Battle of Hoke's Run in the North, Falling Waters gave its name to the South for one of the first "battles" - a skirmish, really - of the war and the first to be commanded on the Southern side...
Jul
02
by JPK Huson 1863 at 6:29 AM
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Disclaimer; I'm certain all have been posted before here, thought to just bring as many ' Gettysburg ' photos as possible in one thread in anticipation of tomorrow's trip! :cannon::sabre::lee: Pretty psyched! :frantic:

Breastworks, LRT
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Bryan House
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View from LRT

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Elizabeth and Peter Thorn's Gatehouse ( moved back in 7 days post-battle! )...
Jul
02
by Trivia Master at 8:00 AM
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How did the Union soldiers during the Civil War refer to diarrhea?

credit: @Seduzal

Weekend Bonus:
I was born in England but as a child my new home became Pennsylvania. In a regiment of Pennsylvania Infantry I served in the east and west until I was killed in 1864. I was not to rest in peace as my remains were exhumed and buried in the family burial plot. My widow sued my familiy, but the case was dismissed. About...
Jul
01
by ami at 2:00 PM
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Congratulations @BrockandPlank !!!

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