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Discussion in 'New Recruits Meet & Greet Area' started by mdillon5, Mar 3, 2017.

  1. mdillon5

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    I'm on a mission to flesh out the Civil War service of my great-grandfather, Col. Edward Dillon (CSA) -- family writing history. From a Xeroxed photo my father had kept of McCulloch's staff, local library got me to a book, which got me to the info that he was on McCulloch's staff at Pea Ridge, which is almost enough to assure me that he's the one I suspect, in the photo. Figuring out these old photos is a challenge, though, especially when you're comparing a face from 1861-2 with same face from 1852 versus 1880s! All that facial hair! Hope I can learn from y'all!
     

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    Howdy from The Trans-Mississippi Department. Welcome to CivilWarTalk.
     
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    Hello and welcome from 35 miles north of Gettysburg! It is wonderful that you have an image of your relative. Some of us (like me) are not that fortunate.
     
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    That is certainly a good point; I will not complain!
     
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    One of the best bonuses of this era! :D

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    Hello from Midlothian, I did enjoy 4 1/2 years of residence in the NRV back in my day.

    Roanoke the star city!
     
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    Welcome to the forum mdillon5.

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    Hey mdillon, welcome from California!
     

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