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Sep
29
by Trivia Master at 8:00 AM
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This NC unit was trained and drilled as an artillery battery but, because adequate artillery was unavailable, the unit was in danger of being disbanded and incorporated into the infantry. In April of 1862, the Tredegar Ironworks Foundry poured four distinctive cannon – two six- pounder and two twelve-pounder Howitzers – which were assigned to the battery. The muzzle face of each cannon was marked with its foundry number and the letters “E.B.”...
Sep
28
by JPK Huson 1863 at 7:18 AM
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Mary Jackson Biggs, Margaret Palm, Elizabeth Butler, Elizabeth Brien, Lydia Smith. Not familiar names which spring to mind when discussing the Battle of Gettysburg or the heroics of our intrepid women there? There's a reason for that. They're women of African American descent, both ' free' born and ex-enslaved, part of...
Sep
28
by Trivia Master at 8:00 AM
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Barney Oldfield January 29, 1878 - October 4, 1946 an American pioneer Automobile racer. He began racing in 1902. He was the first man to drive a car at 60 mph. What is his relationship to the Civil War?

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Sep
25
by JerseyBart at 11:19 PM
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