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John Burns: The Cantankerous Neighbor

John Burns of Gettysburg seems to have several images in Civil War memory. The grim-looking fellow seated in a rocking chair when his photograph was taken. The old, oddly-dressed man who appears alongside enlisted Union volunteers with an ancient musket, … Continue reading

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Coming Soon from the Emerging Civil War Series: The First Day at Gettysburg

It would have been too obvious for the Emerging Civil War Series to start with Gettysburg, but now that we’re rolling along, we’ve been getting a lot of requests for it. So, it’s time to deliver. But because Gettysburg is … Continue reading

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