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1st Minnesota Light Artillery at Shiloh and Corinth

Easy AdSense by Unreal 1st Minnesota Light Artillery at Shiloh Historical Monograph prepared by Jeffrey S. Williams Minnesota Civil War Commemoration Task Force Click here to read the historical monograph of the 1st Minnesota Light Artillery in the Atlanta campaign. … Continue reading

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1st Minnesota Light Artillery in the Atlanta Campaign May-Sept. 1864

Historical Mongraph by Jeffrey S. Williams Minnesota Civil War Commemoration Task Force Click here to read the historical monograph of the 1st Minnesota Light Artillery at Shiloh. Much has been written about the First Minnesota Infantry and its well-deserved place … Continue reading

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Banners of glory: NY state to display Civil War flags in new exhibit at Capitol

By Chris Carola, The Associated Press WATERFORD, N.Y. — A Confederate flag with links to president Abraham Lincoln and the first Union officer killed in the Civil War will be the centrepiece of an exhibit featuring New York’s large collection … Continue reading

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Tattered Confederate flag gets new life

Restored Civil War flag resurrects some rebel ‘Greys’ By Michael E. Ruane, Washington Post In the summer of 1862 the men of the Caroline Greys, having suffered the rigors of the first year of the Civil War, realized that their elegant … Continue reading

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Historians seek Stillwater Civil War unit’s flag

Company’s colors last mentioned in 1928 news story By Mary Divine mdivine@pioneerpress.com Horace Voligny was one of 94 young men who joined Company C of the 8th Minnesota Volunteer Infantry and left Stillwater on Oct. 17, 1862. Some, including William … Continue reading

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Confederate flag at Dodge courthouse stirs controversy

By CARYN GRANT – cgrant@macon.com As the nation marks the 150th anniversary of the Civil War, a decision by Dodge County commissioners this week to fly the Confederate battle flag 365 days a year at the county courthouse has sparked more controversy … Continue reading

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