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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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Maine at War: May 2020

Here’s what our friend Brian Swartz was up to in May at his blog, Maine at War: May 6, 2020: A tale of two forts Built to deter enemy warships, Fort Knox in Maine and Fort Pulaski in Georgia experience different … Continue reading

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The Civil War Zoom Boom, part four: Ulysses S. Grant National Historic Site

(part four in a series) When the online “Zoom Boom” started in late March, Nick Sacco saw an opportunity. Sacco is a historian at Ulysses S. Grant National Historic Site in St. Louis, and he already knew, with the History … Continue reading

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The Civil War Zoom Boom, part three: The Civil War Roundtable Congress

(part three in a series) Since the COVID-19 lockdown began, Zoom has boomed for the Civil War community, offering buffs a plethora of programs, interviews, and other great content. (And not just the Civil War world, either—take a look at … Continue reading

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