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This Week in the American Civil War: November 11-17, 1863

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 11, 1863 Major General Benjamin F. Butler returned … Continue reading

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On This Date in Civil War History: May 1-3, 1863 – The Battle of Chancellorsville

A brick tavern and family residence at the intersection of the Orange Turnpike and Orange Plank Road, Chancellorsville lent its name to one of the most important battles of the Civil War. Situated at the strategic intersection of five roads … Continue reading

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This Week in the American Civil War: April 22-28, 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 April 22, 1863 A Federal flotilla of six transports and twelve barges attempted to pass … Continue reading

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This Week in the American Civil War: April 15-21, 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 April 15, 1863 Major General Ulysses S. Grant’s forces continued to move from Milliken’s Bend … Continue reading

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This Week in the American Civil War: January 28-February 3, 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 January 28, 1863 Skirmishing occurred at Indian Village, Louisiana; Nashville, Yorkville and Collierville, Tennessee; and a … Continue reading

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This Week in the American Civil War: November 12-18, 1862

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 12, 1862 Action occurred along Stone’s River in Tennessee, and operation around Suffolk, Virginia … Continue reading

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Suffolk museum brings Civil War to life

By Linda McNatt The Virginian-Pilot Gae Ward stood next to the man portraying her Civil War husband, the Rev. George Williams, rector of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church on Main Street. Ward said she would have been busy 150 years ago – … Continue reading

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