Union Field Hospital

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Title: Savage Station, Virginia. Union field hospital after the battle of June 27
<LI sizset="3" sizcache="0">Creator(s): Gibson, James F., b...

Period Cook Awards for Authentic, Period, Recreated and History for April 1 thru 15, 2019

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The Food Forum at Civil War Talk is pleased to announce Cook Awards for Authentic, Period, Recreated and History for April 1 thru 15, 2019. There were many great recipes and posts. Thanks to all who contribute.

The winners are:

@Eleanor Rose for...

Another Picket Story, Playing Peace On The Rappahannock

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Somewhere near Fredericksburg, pontoons across the river join two sides. Wagons and planks in foreground, men ( engineers? ) enjoying peace, however temporary. Gardner's print didn't catch the pickets along the Rappahannock, if he had he may have witnessed peace in that camp, too.

Always keep an eye peeled for...

Decorating Easter Eggs in Victorian Style

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Victorian Easter egg gift basket.​

Household Elegancies, by Mrs. C. S. Jones and Henry T. Williams was published in 1877 and is full of amazing illustrations and advice on home decorating. I thought you might enjoy reading some of their advice for decorating Easter eggs. The following is an...

Burning of the Bliss Buildings on July 3

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Undated watercolor painting of the Bliss farm. https://www.gettysburgdaily.com/str...with-licensed-battlefield-guide-woody-christ/

In 1857, William and Adeline Bliss, with their daughters...

Trivia Question 4-16-19 Shiloh Witness Cannon

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1) Identify which unit was assigned this cannon?

2)What type of tube it is?

credit: @Ole Miss

Book Review Eden’s Outcasts: The Story of Louisa May Alcott and Her Father by John Matteson

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Eden’s Outcasts: The Story of Louisa May Alcott and Her Father by John Matteson published by Norton (2007).

This book won the 2008 Pulitzer Prize and it is easy to see why. The joint biography provides an engaging biography of the author of Little Women and of the...

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