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This Week in the American Civil War: November 26-December 2, 1862

Easy Plugin for AdSense by Unreal Information courtesy of the Minnesota Civil War Commemoration Task Force (www.mncivilwar150.com and “Minnesota Civil War 150” on Facebook)   Major Highlights for the Week Wednesday November 26, 1862 President Abraham Lincoln traveled to Belle … Continue reading

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On this date in Civil War history: August 1, 1861

Thursday August 1, 1861 General Robert E. Lee, C.S.A. Army, and adviser to President Davis, arrived in western Virginia on an uncertain mission to coordinate an inspect the various Confederate force there. However, the mission soon developed into his taking … Continue reading

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A chapter that’s all but forgotten: When the Civil War came west

BY CATHARINE HAMM, MCCLATCHY-TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE PICACHO PEAK STATE PARK, Ariz. – Things hadn’t gone according to plan – do they ever in war? – and now, Lt. James Barrett was going to make them right. The cavalry officer and his … Continue reading

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