October 2019

A Child With A Gun.

by Daniel Russ on October 17, 2019

Gettysburg was the bloodiest battle in the American Civil War. A total of 51,000 casualties were tallied between both sides. After wars concluded on the battlefield, people often picked through the pockets of dead soldiers looking for money, and they absconded with whatever they could find of value. Three-year old Edward Woods and his brother […]

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American Civil War Cemeteries and Their Inhabitants.

by Daniel Russ on October 9, 2019

Each state that participated in the American Civil War has dedicated a cemetery to that war.  It took a painstaking study finished in 1908 to determine that these cemeteries held 315,830 Federal soldiers and 148,833 soldiers marked unknown. Related Posts:Stay Tunes For Similar Posts

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John Wilkes Booth’s Brother Saved Lincoln’s Son.

October 5, 2019
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Robert Todd Lincoln, the son of President Abraham Lincoln didn’t have to mess with warfare. He was protected because of his father’s occupation. One day, climbing aboard a New Jersey train, the crowd expanded and forced him over the rail where he hung precariously between the train and the platform. A man on the train […]

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From “The British are Coming,” a quote about equipment needs.

October 1, 2019

  “Over the past nine months, the king’s ministers had carefully reviewed the watercraft and other matériel sent up the St. Lawrence in the last war. Modeled on the artillery train Wolfe carried to Canada in 1759, Carleton’s suite of brass guns, including some cast just this year, was exceptional. The Admiralty rejected Germain’s request […]

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