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"Angel's Glow"at the Battle of Shiloh by Taylor
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It was called "Angel's Glow" and any soldier whose wounds "glowed" in the dark had a much better chance at survival and their wounds healing more quickly than those who were not blessed with this strange affliction. Tennessee in the spring is ...
American Civil War Christmas - Past & Present by Taylor
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It’s that time of year again when the magic of Christmas permeates the air and people are joyfully animated with the spirit of the season. Family, friends, good food, and the religious aspect of Christmas expresses itself in so many ways ...

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What percent of men in the North were African American at the time of the Civil War? What percentage of those men (who were eligible) enlisted in the Union army? A.
by Vale - 7 hours ago
I have a photo of an ancestor and would like to ID his unit. He is wearing a cap with crossed riffles with a 6 above and an F below. To further complicate things, I do not know where he ...
by Andi - 1 day ago
Despite the efforts of the Confederacy and the brilliance of General Robert E. Lee, the South was doomed from the beginning. Without interference from Britain/France, along with the fact ...
by Taylor - 1 day ago
What Confederate item was Abraham Lincoln found to be carrying the day he died?
by Vale - 3 days ago
Correct! Although, I did find one source that said they marched 15 - 20, but from other sources it does appear that 10 - 15 miles a day was the average.
by Vale - 3 days ago
:) You weren't wrong at all
by Vale - 3 days ago
I have several of Marvin's prints all numbered 500. If anyone has interest email me for more information. Ruth
by Ruth - 4 days ago

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