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ECW Weekender: The Fox Cemetery & Trail

Not all who wander are looking for history, but for those who are…Fox Hollow Trail in Shenandoah National Park offers some real gems, investigative clues, and fuel for the imagination. When I started off on the mile long trail which … Continue reading

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Civil War Cooking: Corn and Apples with the 17th Virginia Infantry

In Private Edgar Warfield’s memoirs, he describes his experiences in the 17th Virginia Infantry Regiment on marches, in camp, and during battle. His writings about the Maryland Campaign of 1862 gives a glimpse of the deprivations the soldiers in his … Continue reading

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A Conversation with John Coski (part five)

Part five of six I’m talking this week with John Coski, recipient of the 2019 Emerging Civil War Award for Service in Public History. John might be best known to the public for his work on the history of the … Continue reading

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