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Civil War Tales (5)

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YANKEE LANCERS

At the beginning stages of the war, men were volunteering and being conscripted into the Federal ranks faster than muskets could be…

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0 Apr 6

CUSTER: UNSUNG HERO AT GETTYSBURG

The third day of the battle at Gettysburg is famous for Pickett’s Charge up to the “high water mark” of the war for the Confederacy.  Pic…

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0 Apr 6

Battle of West Point, Mississippi

On February 22, 1864, Confederate soldiers under General Nathan B. Forrest routed a yankee force that was triple their number.  Sherman's e…

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0 Mar 15

John Hunt Morgan CSA captured

On July 26, 1863, Confederate cavalry leader John Hunt Morgan and 360 of his men were captured at Salineville, Ohio, during a spectacular r…

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0 Mar 15

Grierson's raid in central Mississippi

Beginning on or near April 22, 1863, Colonel Benjamin Grierson's troops brought destruction to central Mississippi on a two-week raid alon…

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1 Feb 3
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