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This Week in the American Civil War: September 7-13, 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 September 7, 1864 Federal Major General William T. Sherman wrote a letter to Confederate Lieutenant General … Continue reading

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This Week in the American Civil War: March 23-29, 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 March 23, 1864 Federal columns moved south from Little Rock, Arkansas to join Major General … Continue reading

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This Week in the American Civil War: June 17-23, 1863

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 June 17, 1863 Confederate General Robert E. Lee continued moving his forces northward into Maryland. … Continue reading

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On this date in Civil War history: Battle of Fort Donelson (Feb. 13-16, 1862)

Located on the west bank of the Cumberland river two miles north of Dover, Tennessee, Fort Donelson was on a steep bluff overlooking a straight stretch of several miles of river. The fort itself was only about 15 acres, but … 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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