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  1. JPK Huson 1863

    Conscripting Dirk Granitejaw, No Scrofulus Need Apply

    Recruiting poster from 1861. By the time conscription appeared they had to spell out what it took to be this guy. We know those physicals weren't always very thorough- it wouldn't have taken much examining to ascertain a recruit was female for instance. That was thought to be a physical...
  2. Andersonh1

    Brass Napoleon Award Black Southerners and the Confederate Cause--What the newspapers said: 1861-1865

    With all the discussion about whether black men served as armed soldiers in the Confederate Army, I wanted to start researching contemporary accounts from the war years, 1861-1865, and see what made the newspapers. Thanks to the Library of Congress, there are huge amounts of old papers online...
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