Annie De Pue, 11 Year Old Tennessee Drummer Er, Boy

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California newspaper, 1925. Mrs. Annie De Pue Glud emerged from the Civil War closet where so many female soldiers remained behind frock coats. ' Tommy Hunley ', 11 years old that day in 1862 trailed off to war in her father's wake. One, more drummer boy.

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General Lee Did Say It Wasn’t General Longstreet’s Fault!

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The following is an excerpt from “Longstreet's Courier—Memorable Words of Confederate Leaders--A Time when they were Sorely Tried--What Might Have Been--The Part Played by Hood” by William Youngblood, of Alabama:

For many years I have thought of writing out for the...

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What did your relatives do during the Civil War . . . instead of fighting?


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CW Talk Christmas Cards Let See What You Got This Year

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For the past few years I have challenged everyone to post their special CW Talk Christmas Cards. Lets see what our members have this year so get to work and lets see what the Holiday Season brings.

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Obviously there is a limit to the characters on this profile post. Anyway, I used the image as my avatar. Thanks, I'm glad you like it.
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