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Mar
29
by Gettysburg Greg at 5:59 PM
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Warren Rock pre/post Warren. The Warren statue on Little Round Top at Gettysburg has made this one of the most photographed locations on the battlefield, but the panoramic view drew the attention of photographers long before Warren appeared in 1888. Here is a pre-1888 photograph along with a similar view I took a few years ago. The Wheatfield Road can be seen crossing Plum Run in the valley below and Crawford...
Mar
29
by donna at 9:34 AM
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Spinach_steamed.jpg

Spinach is a wonderful green vegetable. It is very enriched with iron.

Wash 1 pound of spinach thoroughly. Place in a pot with only the water that clings to the leaves and cover. Put in a moderate oven (350 degrees) and let steam for 30 minutes, or until tender. Season with salt, pepper, and butter. Serve with hard egg slices on top.

From: "Blue and Grey Cookery Authentic Recipes from the Civil War Years" by...
Mar
29
by Billy1977 at 2:56 PM
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Hello everybody, I have some pictures of Civil War shaving equipment that I'm posting on here now. First here's the haircut, a couple of pictures of barbers in the field.
Civil War; Union.barber..jpg Civil War; Union.barber.in.the.field...jpg

As for shaving gear:
Union

Here are some shaving mugs:
Civil War; Union.field.gear- hygiene,shaving.kit,from.an.officer.........jpg Civil War; Union.field.gear- hygiene,shaving.mug.,..jpg Civil War; Union.field.gear- hygiene,shaving.mug..jpg

shaving brushes:
Civil War; Union.field.gear- hygiene,shaving.kit,from.an.officer...jpg Civil War; Union.field.gear- hygiene,shaving.brush.,..jpg ...
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