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When One Soldier Leads You to Another: Lee to Stephens

One of the goals of this blog is to list every soldier mentioned in the 18th Battalion C.E.F. War Diary and, at the least, have a specific Soldier’s Page with their Attestation Papers, a link to their Service Records (if digitized) and any other pertinent information found via the Internet. 514 more words

18th Battalion CEF

Army repels Boko Haram attack, kills 59 in Bama

At least 59 members of the dreaded Boko Haram sect were killed on Monday, as the Nigerian military repelled an attempt by the sect to expand its caliphate to include Bama town, Borno State. 27 more words

Nigeria Politics

Army repels Boko Haram attack, kills 59 in Bama

At least 59 members of the dreaded Boko Haram sect were killed on Monday, as the Nigerian military repelled an attempt by the sect to expand its caliphate to include Bama town, Borno State. 27 more words

News

Lucky to be in school

What do 20-year-olds
from over here
have against 20-year-olds
from over there?

Paid to soldier
Paid to follow
Paid to die

Who’s paying?

Pay to kill… 10 more words

Poetry

George O. Hawkins

George O. Hawkins

George Hawkins was captured at Beech Grove just outside of New Bern.  In 1890 his widow stated that he was “Captured by Confederates and starved to death”. 58 more words

NC Union Volunteers