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Hellmira’s most distinguished inmate—Anthony M. Keiley

If there is one thing I have learned from studying the Civil War for much of my adult life, it is that it is a period filled with colorful and eccentric figures.  Researching my recently released book, Hellmira: The Union’s … Continue reading

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Forgotten Casualty: James Longstreet Wounded in the Wilderness: Part Two

Authored by Chris Mackowski and Kristopher D. White: Click here to read part one in this series. “In the shaded light of the dense tangle, a shot or two went off, then more, and finally a strong fusillade,” said Sorrel, … Continue reading

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