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This Week in the American Civil War: December 3-9, 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 December 3, 1862 An attack occurred on a Federal … Continue reading

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On this date in Civil War history: March 6-8, 1862 – Battle of Pea Ridge

The battle of Pea Ridge, also known by Southerners as the battle of Elkhorn Tavern, was the most famous engagement fought in the trans-Mississippi region. It also was the key to Union domination of that area, for Federal forces cleared … Continue reading

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Artifacts reminder of Carthage battle

Discovering pieces of Ozarks’ Civil War history Written by Wes Johnson, Springfield, Mo., News-Leader CARTHAGE — The high-pitched electronic squeal of Phyllis Burki’s metal detector told her something unusual was underground. What she unearthed still surprised her. It also grossed her … Continue reading

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