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    10th Pennsylvania reserves / 39th Pennsylvania infantry

    Does anyone know of any photos of this regiment at all? Or have any interesting input on company K? Just discovered that I was related to a man name archibald vankirk who is my 3rd great grandfather . He was apparently mustered in with the unit in June 1861 and mustered out in 1864 with the rest...
  2. Derrick

    Lt. Col. Gabriel Netter

    Gabriel Netter is probably a name most people have never heard of when studying the Civil War. His service was short, but his heart was fully in it. He was beloved by his men and respected by his enemies. One of his soldiers remembered that he was, "Gentle as a lamb, brave as a lion." Netter...
  3. Sorah_45thVA

    Help: 45th Virginia info please!

    Was wondering about the 45th Virginia Infantry which saw all of its action in modern West Virginia except for assisting for a few months in East Tennessee. Specifically Company E. which my ancestor Telemachus Marion Hull was in. I know very little about him and his unit any help or links to...
  4. Cpl. Smith

    New market!!!!!!

    I know I'm a bit excited. But it's spring! It's time to break from winter quarters and get campaigning. Seasons about to start for many of us and New Market may be first event this year for some of y'all. I've done 2 this year all ready and this will be my first reenactment this year. Looking...
  5. HarlechMan

    16th Missouri Infantry (CS)

    The regiment that became the 16th Missouri Infantry was organized as a result of a recruiting expedition into western Missouri during August 1862, conducted by Jeremiah V. Cockrell and Sidney D. Jackman. This expedition resulted in the recruitment of many volunteers and the Battle of Lone Jack...
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    Need Help NC 28th => CSS Arctic?

    Good morning. I'll start with one of the most puzzling ancestors I'm trying to pin down. William Alexander Palmer, 1822-1902, from Stanly County NC. I find him in Moore's Roster, p. 447, 28th NC Infantry Company D as: Palmer, William A. e. July 29th, '61; Stanly Co., dg. April '63 which is...
  7. HarlechMan

    132nd Illinois Volunteer Infantry (100 days)

    The 132nd Illinois Volunteer Infantry were a 100 days unit organized at Camp Fry in Chicago and mustered in on 1 June 1864, under the Command of Colonel Thomas J. Pickett. Company A was composed of men from LaSalle and Cook counties, Company B of men from Cook and Fulton counties, Company C of...
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    Books on the battle of Chickamauga

    Hi All, I am looking for a good book(s) to read about the battle of Chickamauga. I'm not interested in fiction unless it has a lot of authentic details in it-- like which unit moved where and when. I am also interested on any books that have letters or personal stories from men who served in...
  9. SWMODave

    A Kentucky farm boy describes army life

    Courtesy findagrave Taken from the book "Behold He Cometh In The Clouds - A Religious Treatise from Inspiration and Illumination" By George Washington Noble 5th Kentucky Infantry CSA That was the first time I had ever tried that kind of business. The captain drilled us. A company was 100 men...
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    Any Insight on My Confederate Ancestor?

    Hey everybody, this is my first post, and I love what you have going on here. I'm at a standstill with the search of my 2nd great grandfather's time in the Confederacy, and wanted to know what you think of it. (Notice the gash on his forehead? I bet that's from his time in the war.)...


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