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Bucklin’s Hospital & Camp: “A Standing Order Until Countermanded” (Part 14)

In Hospital and Camp, A Woman’s Record of Thrilling Incidents Among the Wounded in the Late War by Sophronia E. Bucklin It’s Week 14 of our read-along with extra historical notes and images. If you want to catch up on the … Continue reading

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Bucklin’s Hospital & Camp: “All Had Been Transformed” (Part 12)

In Hospital and Camp, A Woman’s Record of Thrilling Incidents Among the Wounded in the Late War by Sophronia E. Bucklin It’s Week 12 of our read-along with extra historical notes and images. If you want to catch up on the … Continue reading

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Bucklin’s Hospital & Camp: “The Awful Tide Upon Us” (Part 11)

In Hospital and Camp, A Woman’s Record of Thrilling Incidents Among the Wounded in the Late War by Sophronia E. Bucklin It’s Week 10 of our read-along with extra historical notes and images. If you want to catch up on the … Continue reading

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Bucklin’s Hospital & Camp: “I Give Him Into Your Special Charge” (Part 7)

In Hospital and Camp, A Woman’s Record of Thrilling Incidents Among the Wounded in the Late War by Sophronia E. Bucklin It’s Week 7 of our read-along with extra historical notes and images. If you want to catch up on the … Continue reading

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“Completely Paralyzed”: Colonel Nelson Miles Wounded At Chancellorsville

When morning came and the Battle of Chancellorsville continued on May 4, 1863, Colonel Nelson A. Miles of the 61st New York Infantry Regiment lay on a stretcher, five miles from the burned Chancellorsville Crossroads. So far, he had narrowly … Continue reading

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Bucklin’s Hospital & Camp: “Everywhere Wounded Men Were Lying In The Streets”

In Hospital and Camp, A Woman’s Record of Thrilling Incidents Among the Wounded in the Late War by Sophronia E. Bucklin It’s Week 6 of our read-along with extra historical notes and images. If you want to catch up on the … Continue reading

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Saving History Saturday: American Battlefield Trust to Save Field Hospital Site at Gettysburg

Recently, the American Battlefield Trust (in partnership with the Land Conservancy of Adams County) announced their latest campaign to save more hallowed ground at Gettysburg, less than one month out from the battle’s 156th anniversary. Not far from the Seminary … Continue reading

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ECW Weekender: In Lincoln’s Footsteps at Point of Rocks

On March 27, 1865, President Lincoln made a trip to Point of Rocks, on the Appomattox River. The day trip, which was just part of his visit to the war lines, may have started out as a compassionate mission to … Continue reading

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ECW Weekender: 1781 Brewery & Wilderness Run Vineyards

1781? That’s a Revolutionary War date! Why is it on a Civil War blog? Hold your horses – let us explain, and maybe you’ll be planning a trip to this brewery (and winery) and historic location. During the Fifth Annual … Continue reading

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Limb Pit at Manassas National Battlefield Continues to Show the Horrors of Civil War Medicine

After over 150 years, the Civil War is still one of the mostly widely studied historical moments in history with new discoveries continuously being made. Recently one of these extraordinary finds took place while workers were digging at a construction … Continue reading

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