The wonderful ladies at the Octogon Ladies Repository did reproduction styles for many who attended last Saturday’s Ohio Regimental Ball. For the paltry fee of 15 dollars they would give you any style you liked, and there was a whole board of styles to choose from.
My hairstylist here at home told me I should come in right before my trip to...
since such a lot of people liked my pictures of my latest built, the USS Choctaw model, I thought you might also like what I have done before that ironclad. It all started a few years ago, when I stumbled across a 1:72 model of the CSS Hunley. After I received the little kit I was a bit disappointed about its poor quality but soon...
Just out of my own curiosity, I’ve decided to use Chronicling America to read the front page of two newspapers -one north and one south- for the first of each of the months between 1859-1860. I am just curious to see what national/international issues they were discussing during the run up to War.
By William L. Shea & Terrence J. Winschel.
Published in 2003 by The University of Nebraska Press.
223 pages of text including Epilogue,Notes,Bibliographical Essay,Index,13 Illustrations and 16 maps.
Paperback. Retail price $16.95.
I bought a "Very Good" Autographed Copy at Amazon for...
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