Tag Archives: 6th USCT

The Pocket Diaries of Emilie F. Davis

Primary source documentation regarding the lives and daily experiences of black women during the Civil War and the preceding antebellum era is limited. Personal accounts of enslaved women can often only be found in the Federal Writers’ Project sponsored by … Continue reading

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Dying Far From Home: Pvt. Edward Williams, Co. C, 6th USCI

ECW is pleased to welcome back Tim Talbott, director of education and interpretation at Pamplin Historical Park During the Civil War, soldiers sometimes attempted to describe the nature of combat to friends and loved ones unfamiliar with warfare. In the … Continue reading

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Fallen, but Not Forgotten: Pvt. Emanuel Patterson, Co. D, 6th United States Colored Infantry

ECW is pleased to welcome back Tim Talbott, director of education and interpretation at Pamplin Historical Park On October 10, 1858, Emanuel Patterson stood beside Elizabeth Perrill in the home of William Fox, justice of the peace for Aleppo Township, … Continue reading

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My First Gettysburg Remembrance Day: In Memory to the Civil War Soldiers

On November 19, 2011, I drove to Gettysburg to participate in my first Remembrance Day activities.  Gettysburg has been my favorite Civil War battlefield since my first visit as an eight-year-old kid! Every time I visit, it is a special day … Continue reading

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