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A Buckeye Meets a Gator

As Ulysses S. Grant’s Federal army marched inland from its victory at Port Gibson in May 1863, Charles A. Willison of the 76th Ohio marveled at the most unusual roadkill he had ever seen. As a Buckeye, he wasn’t used … Continue reading

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The Battle of Ship’s Gap

October of 1864 was a busy month for the North Georgia community my family lived in and where I continue to live 150 years later. The little crossroads of Villanow saw the most men it had ever seen before in … Continue reading

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