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  1. James N.

    Civil War Talk Throwback Thursday, 8-23-18

    After last week's hijinks, this week's Throwback Thursday returns to its usual decorum with another photo from my memorable August, 1961 Civil War Centennial tour with my mother. Now 57 years ago (!), it was a time far removed from when the heroic statue over the grave of Lt. Gen. Nathan...
  2. SWMODave

    A Missouri soldier helps solve a New York City and Memphis problem

    A miasmist is one who believes in the theory that some diseases were caused by ‘bad air’. And while this theory has been debunked, there was a time when many felt it explained diseases such as cholera, yellow fever and malaria. One of its most well known believers was a young man names George E...


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