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This Week in the American Civil War: February 1-7, 1865

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 February 1, 1865 After two weeks of preliminary movements and extensive preparation, Federal Major General William … Continue reading

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This Week in the American Civil War: November 2-8, 1864

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 2, 1864 The C.S.S. Venus, part of Confederate Major General Nathan Bedford Forrest’s make-shift naval-cavalry … Continue reading

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Delaware Archives uses Facebook, Twitter to relay Civil War soldier’s diary

This article appeared in the Milford Beacon Dover, Del. —To commemorate the sesquicentennial of the beginning of the American Civil War, the Delaware Public Archives has begun tweeting entries on Twitter and posting entries on Facebook and the blog that … Continue reading

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Delaware festivals: Old meets new at Dover Days

Civil War history mixes with modern-day fun in festival, parade MOLLY MURRAY The News Journal DOVER — At the Civil War Encampment along the St. Jones River, the soldiers of the 2nd Delaware Infantry had just returned from a long … Continue reading

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