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The ECW Weekender post about John Wesley Powell got us thinking about the post-war, civilian life accomplishments of Civil War veterans. Is there a Civil War veteran’s post-war story or contributions that stands out to you?
ECW welcomes back guest author Jon-Erik Gilot Several years ago the historical society in my hometown of Mount Pleasant, Ohio, received a donation of books, photographs, and papers relating to Pinkney Lewis Bone. Bone was something of a local celebrity … Continue reading
Battlefield Markers & Monuments: From Civil to World War – The Missouri State Memorial at Vicksburg National Military Park
Emerging Civil War welcomes back guest author Kristen M. Pawlak (Trout) On the northeast sector of Vicksburg National Military Park near the Stockade Redan, sits the Missouri State Memorial, the only memorial there that is dedicated to both Federal and Confederate … Continue reading