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Who Was First at Gettysburg?

When one thinks of the red corps badge of the First Division, First Corps of the Army of the Potomac, the mind immediately jumps to everyone’s favorite black hat wearing westerners, the First Brigade, the Iron Brigade. However, another group … Continue reading

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Brooklyn Firemen in Action in Maryland

Sarah Bierle’s post yesterday commemorating the sacrifices of New York City’s firemen past and present reminded me of a story I recently found about the firefighters of the 14th Brooklyn now turned soldiers in the Maryland Campaign. The regiment’s motto … Continue reading

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The Marines at First Manassas

The American Battlefield Trust Conference this year was to have featured a tour of mine about the Marine Battalion at the First Battle of Manassas. It has been postponed until 2021. In the meantime, I wanted to share some of … Continue reading

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ECW Guest Post: A Tale of Two Monitors

We are happy to welcome Anthony(Tony) DellaRocca. Tony has put together two excellent websites. One site is devoted to the 127th New York, the other is devoted to the 84th New York (14th Brooklyn). Take a moment to stop by … Continue reading

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14th Brooklyn

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