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Anson Croman and the 150th Anniversary of the Grand Review

On May 23, 1865, the Army of the Potomac, which including the 20th Michigan Infantry Regiment, paraded in the Grand Review of the Armies in Washington D.C. 375 more words

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Our Man in Charleston, by Christopher Dickey *****

This is the most fascinating book I’ve read in a long time! Equal parts biography and American Civil War nonfiction, it details the experiences of Britain’s foremost spy, Robert Bunch, who was living in Charleston, South Carolina when the Civil War began and for its duration. 1,947 more words

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Sesquicentennial Observance: The soldiers' experience was more than combat

Yes, the experience of the Civil War soldier was much more than days of battle.  We can all agree with that, right?  There were days spent marching.  994 more words

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Artillery used like shotguns - the Confederate Ammunition Supply at Spotsylvania

It has been said that at Spotsylvania the Confederates used their artillery like giant shotguns. Short ranges and the need to add power to the infantry line necessitated just that. 560 more words

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Civil War Training Camps in Massachusetts

A question recently came up on a reenactor Facebook page that I subscribe to regarding the locations of Civil War training camps in Massachusetts. I had done some research on this subject years ago but never completed a full survey as to how many units trained at which camps. 2,211 more words

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