Shiloh Sunday Pic 10

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In the middle of the "Nest".

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a couple more of my new acw projects 146th new york and louisiana tiger...any opinions ???

Period Why Early America Was Obsessed With Wooden Nutmegs

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Did anyone, perfidious Yankee or otherwise, ever actually make and sell wooden nutmegs?

An interesting look at the one-time popularity of the nutmeg, wooden or otherwise, by Sarah Lohman...

Corner of Wolfe and Washington Sts., Alexandria, Va

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Series: Mathew Brady Photographs of Civil War-Era Personalities and Scenes, (Record Group 111)
Photographer: Brady, Mathew, 1823 (ca.) - 1896
Coverage Dates: ca. 1860 - ca. 1865
Subjects:
American Civil War, 1861-1865
Brady National Photographic Art Gallery (Washington, D.C.)
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A Flag Raised in the Battle of Pickett's Mill

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(Postwar illustration of the battle of Pickett's Mill by Alfred R. Waud. From The Mountain Campaigns in Georgia by Joseph M. Brown)

This account is from the memoirs of Pvt. William J. Oliphant, who was at this time serving in the 6th & 15th Texas consolidated, Granbury's Texas Brigade...

The Battle of Fort Stevens and Battleground National Cemetery

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Earthen Fort Stevens is doubtless the best known of the several dozen that once ringed Washington, D. C., since it was the only one that was ever in any way attacked and because there Abraham Lincoln became the only sitting Chief Executive to come under enemy fire. The park, now a unit of the...

Estimated Location of Where General Barksdale Fell at Gettysburg

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A little over three decades ago, during a visit to the Ontario County Historical Society in Canandaigua, New York, I came across a hand-drawn map in the C. A. Richardson Papers. It had been prepared by John W. C. O’Neal, a physician who worked at the Adams County Almshouse, to mark the supposed precise spot where...

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