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“The Morrow Would Be a Day of Blood”: The Eve of the Battle of Antietam

The evening of September 16 always draws my mind to the Antietam battlefield. 158 years ago tonight, Union and Confederate soldiers settled down for a tense night around Sharpsburg, Maryland. In some cases, they lay within earshot of one another. … Continue reading

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Showing the White Feather”: The Civil War Ordeal of Col. William H. Christian

We are happy to welcome guest author¬†Kristen M. Trout. Kristen is a life-long student of the Civil War, ¬†and holds a degree in History from Gettysburg College and is currently working towards her MA in Nonprofit Leadership from Webster University … Continue reading

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