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May
19
by Trivia Master at 8:08 AM
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What Union General officer didn't wear boots because they hurt his feet, so he wore shoes instead?

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May
18
by Trivia Master at 8:04 AM
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Which religious group was not able to obtain exemption from Confederate military service by paying a fee?

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May
18
Lieutenant Colonel Gustave Cook.jpg
by chubachus at 4:46 PM
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He appears to be handing a message to a subordinate. The African American man in the background looks to be holding a blanket to adjust lighting for the photograph.

Source.

"In 1861 he enlisted as a private in the Texas Army, and was under Van Dorn in the capture of Federal troops and stores in this State. In the same year, he became a private in the Eighth Confederate...
May
17
by donna at 5:55 AM
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There were so many great recipes for May 1 thru 15. It was so hard to select the winners for the Cook Awards.

The Food Forum of Civil War Talk is pleased to announce the Cook Awards for May 1 thru 15. They are:

@Awanita for Civil War Orange Cake,...
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