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From the Civil War Journal of Sgt. Sam Bloomer, 1st Minnesota Volunteer Infantry Co. B, Dec. 24, 1861-Jan. 9, 1862

Easy AdSense by Unreal The following is an excerpt from the Civil War Diary of Sergeant Sam Bloomer, 1st Minnesota Volunteer Infantry Company B, while the regiment was at Edward’s Ferry. The entries are from the period December 24, 1861 … Continue reading

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From the Journal of Sgt. Sam Bloomer, 1st Minnesota Volunteer Infantry Part I

Periodically, This Week in the Civil War will feature journal excerpts from select Civil War journals. Today’s entry is from 1st Minnesota Color Sergeant Samuel Bloomer. April 29, 1861  The new Co. left Stillwater by wagons for Fort Snelling. Mustered … Continue reading

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