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Fallen, but not Forgotten: Pvt. James Chaney, Co. I, 1st USCI

ECW is pleased to welcome back Tim Talbott, director of education and interpretation at Pamplin Historical Park Historians estimate that perhaps as many as twenty percent of Civil War soldiers enlisted under the age of 18. While enlisting officials were … Continue reading

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Dying Far From Home: Pvt. Thomas Young, Co. A, 5th USCI

ECW is pleased to welcome back Tim Talbott African Americans in mid-nineteenth century America experienced the road to freedom differently. Some found the course short and straight. They claimed personal liberty as a right of birth by place or circumstance. … Continue reading

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Battle of New Market Heights Memorial and Education Association

ECW is please to welcome Tim Talbott On September 29, 1864, during the fighting at the Battle of New Market Heights, as Corporal Miles James of Company B, 36th United States Colored Infantry maneuvered through abatis and approached the Confederate … Continue reading

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