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Author: Harry Smeltzer
Posted: 04/11/2014 - 7:47am
I’m always interested in the basements of historic structures, but seldom get to see them. Sometimes I ask, usually get a polite “off limits”, but in Lancaster Ohio a few weeks ago I got a surprise yes! More on that trip in an upcoming post.
Author: Harry Smeltzer
Posted: 04/10/2014 - 12:08pm
LETTERS FROM OUR BOYS. ———————————- From George M. Morris. —– [We are pleased to lay before our readers the following minute and graphic letter from our able correspondent, Corporal Morris. --- It is the best published letter which we have seen from any member of the 13th regiment.] Fort Bennett, Va., July 28, 1861. Dear […]
Author: Harry Smeltzer
Posted: 04/08/2014 - 8:51am
Author: (John David Hoptak)
Posted: 04/06/2014 - 6:41am
The Annapolis National Cemetery
Several Soldiers of the 48th PA Lie Interred Here
( 150 years ago. . .The soldiers of the 48th Pennsylvania were settling into their camps at Annapolis, not quite sure what their new assignment would be once the...
Author: Harry Smeltzer
Posted: 04/05/2014 - 11:58am
For more on the Stovall monument here. And even more coming eventually, including a familial connection to a fella on the other side.
Author: Harry Smeltzer
Posted: 04/04/2014 - 10:54am
Author: Harry Smeltzer
Posted: 04/03/2014 - 9:05am
A few memories of the “War Between the States” by an eye witness, for my grandson, Westwood Hugh Fletcher. — Mrs. Laura Fletcher On July 21st, Sunday, 1861 I sat on the hill side across the road from old Sudley Church and watched the firing of the muskets and the cannons, and the falling men. […]
Author: Harry Smeltzer
Posted: 04/02/2014 - 10:30am
Author: Harry Smeltzer
Posted: 04/01/2014 - 3:09pm
Author: (Dan Vermilya)
Posted: 04/01/2014 - 10:18am
Only one week to go before the publication date for The Battle of Kennesaw Mountain...

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