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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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Author: (John David Hoptak)
Posted: 04/01/2014 - 7:42am
Civil War Annapolis. . .
Where the 48th Rendezvoused With The 9th Corps March-April 1864
( With their veteran's furloughs expired and having returned to war, the soldiers of the 48th Pennsylvania departed Harrisburg, heading for Annapolis, Maryland, where the 9th Army Corps was rendezvousing after its successful...
Author: (Jim Rosebrock)
Posted: 03/29/2014 - 1:38pm
--> William Ennis USMA 1864The following story underscores how little things have changed over the years when it comes to the bureaucracies under which we live.  This is the story of the travails young Second Lieutenant William Ennis of the 4thArtillery.  Lieutenant Ennis was a member of the West Point Class of 1864.  He was the first of three...
Author: (Mannie Gentile)
Posted: 03/27/2014 - 3:26pm
Starting on April 22 I will be a park guide at Frederick Douglass National Historic Site (here)

It is with genuine sadness that I am leaving Antietam, but funding as it is, needs must.  Nonetheless I shall remain with the National Park Service and at Cedar Hill. a really exceptional holding of the Service.

I am very much looking forward to my new assignment and the opportunity to introduce visitors to a giant of a man -...
Author: Harry Smeltzer
Posted: 03/27/2014 - 9:39am
Author: Harry Smeltzer
Posted: 03/26/2014 - 9:41am
Author: Harry Smeltzer
Posted: 03/24/2014 - 6:06pm
As concerns Col. Ezra Walrath, 12th New York Infantry, and the results of his efforts for a Court of Inquiry into his command of the regiment at Blackburn’s Ford to which he alluded in his correspondence here and here, I was able to locate this unidentified news clipping from this site: NEW YORK VOLUNTEERS.—Hon. George […]
Author: Harry Smeltzer
Posted: 03/24/2014 - 5:58pm
A STATEMENT FROM COL. WALRATH. HEAD-QUARTERS TWELFTH NEW-YORK VOLUNTEERS, CAMP OF THE ONONDAGAS, ARLINGTON, July 24, 1861. To the Editor of the Washington Star: After my arrival from Bull Run with my Regiment, I perused the daily papers published in Washington giving accounts of the recent battle, and was astonished to find such an account […]
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