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Maine at War: September 2020

Here’s what our friend Brian Swartz was up to in September at his blog, Maine at War: September 2, 2020: A hero emerges at Chancellorsville, part 1 Charles Clark leaves school in rural Piscataquis County to join the 6th Maine … Continue reading

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Genealogist of Note: Ryan Hendricks

I never particularly cared who my ancestors were, but I have learned to use ancestor.com, fold3, findagrave, etc. in my research. Nevertheless, when someone actually knows about their ancestor who fought in the Civil War, I admit my curiosity is … Continue reading

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Maine at War: August 2020

Here’s what our friend Brian Swartz was up to in August at his blog, Maine at War: August 5, 2020: Succinct in death, Valentine left a paper trail in life Simple though his head stone might be, Valentine Clewley stewed … Continue reading

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Maine at War: July 2020

Here’s what our friend Brian Swartz was up to in July at his blog, Maine at War: July 1, 2020: Sitting governor runs afoul Republican opponents, part 1 Refusing to kowtow to political shenanigans in his own party, Maine Republican … Continue reading

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Maine at War: June 2020

Here’s what our friend Brian Swartz was up to in June at his blog, Maine at War: June 3, 2020: Harper’s Ferry scenes for locked-down Civil War buffs With many states requiring visitors to self-quarantine, Civil War fans are unable … Continue reading

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ECW Weekender: Juneteenth – Celebrating Freedom

Posting this weekender earlier than usual so there’s time to register and attend the free virtual tour today about the Civil War and Emancipation at Montpelier! Details and registration below. June 19, 1865. It had been over two years since … Continue reading

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BREAKING NEWS: Newly Discovered Map Shows Antietam Burials in Detail

Historians with the Adams County Historical Society in Gettysburg, PA, have made an exciting discovery that will help reshape our understanding of the aftermath of battle at Antietam while also shedding some new light on our understanding of the aftermath … Continue reading

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Drivers! Re-Start Your Engines!

I have loved NASCAR for as long as I can remember. I saw the fatal race when Dale Earnhardt was killed, and I saw the last races of Rusty Wallace, Tony Stewart, and Dale Jr. I used to hang a … Continue reading

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The Civil War Zoom Boom: The Tattooed Historian

(part six in a series) John Heckman, a.k.a.the Tattooed Historian, might be the grand-daddy of the Civil War Zoom Boom. Since hitting the scene, Heckman has used social media made a full-court press to not just talk about Civil War … Continue reading

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The Civil War Zoom Boom: Civil War Pittsburgh

(part five in a series) Before I could finish this series, I was sidelined by a tooth extraction that didn’t go so smoothly, and then the monument stuff started to blow up, so my attention has been on that the … Continue reading

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