N-SSA spring nationals

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Here is a glimpse of what we were doing this weekend :D First national I felt well enough to go each day!






Mike did some shooting too!



Trivia Question 5-20-19 Artistic Impression

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Born in February 1842, I am the artistic son of an artist father and mainly known for my paintings of Confederate battlements around Charleston Harbor. My parents and I lived in Rome, Italy when the war broke out, but as both Dad and I were fervently patriotic Virginians I returned that same year to the Confederate States and enlisted in...


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A few shots from my visit a couple of weeks ago.

The Dunker Church


The Sunken Road aka Bloody Lane



Burnside's Bridge


"My Dear & Affectonate Little Son"

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Confederate Private Alexander Bailus West married my 4 x 1st cousin, Nancy Land in Wilkes County, NC; Feb.4, 1857. On November 26, 1858, their son, Thomas Harvey West was born. Alex mustered into Company K 53rd NC Infantry on 4/30/1862. His Captain and 1st Lieutenant were his cousins, William J., and Thomas C...
Meade and Pemberton eternally together
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I had thought that Major General Gordon Meade was the highest ranking general to be buried at Laurel Hill Cemetery in Philadelphia, but I was wrong! Not only is there a lieutenant general buried in that cemetery, but he was a Rebel! Yes, Lieutenant General John Pemberton, the defender of Vicksburg is also laid at rest there. It is one of those...

Brass Napoleon Award Favorite Facial Hair Contest! Selecting the winning photo.

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The contest will be kinda/sorta/maybe like a 64-team college basketball tournament. For the first week I’ll post eight groups of eight photos. Then everyone votes for their favorite of each group. The four photos with the most votes from each group will advance to the second week.

The second week...

Brass Napoleon Award ~*~Regimental Histories~*~ Voting!

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