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Sep
14
by infomanpa at 12:15 AM
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When I was in Middleton, Maryland, I was impressed as to the number of generals that passed though there. This town was involved in both the Antietam and Gettysburg campaigns. For the Union, McClellan, Meade, for the Confederates, Lee, Jackson. This doesn't include all of the corps, division and brigade commanders that were generals. I believe that during the French & Indian War, Washington and Braddock may have also passed this town....
Sep
14
by Belle Montgomery at 9:34 AM
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The Steamer Magnolia as she appeared in the London Illustrated News of May 4, 1861. Before the Civil War, the Magnolia was in the Upper Tombigbee-Mobile trade. During the war she became a transport steamer as part of the Confederate Tombigbee Squadron at Demopolis. Photo by: Courtesy photo

-Two weeks ago I wrote of the poem the Blue and the Gray and...
Sep
14
by MarylandLine at 8:17 PM
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2A960763-8B92-4237-9CC5-11DE5F8123E8.jpeg 56FFDD9B-59DD-4183-AA62-BAB6040F749F.jpeg I picked this gun up this past weekend. It has a partial wooden barrel, the end of the barrel is metal. 1863 Norwich lockplate. Not sure if this was put together by Bannerman. Any advice from the forum?
Sep
14
by Trivia Master at 7:30 AM
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Born in New Hampshire, I joined the Army as an Ensign in 1813 and advanced to Captain before leaving the service in 1828. I practiced law. I served in state government and was elected to the Senate. I lost a bid for governor and worked for the railroad before being called into service briefly as part of the Buchanan Administration. I gained fame for an order I issued at the outbreak of hostilities. I joined my state's militia, then became the...
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