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The Legacy of John A. Logan

by Hannah Roesch Tucked behind a white picket fence in the heart of Murphysboro, Illinois, sits a museum dedicated to one of the most colorful generals of the Civil War, John A. Logan. Since 1989 The General John A. Logan … Continue reading

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Monroe, Michigan’s Civil War Connections

Located along Lake Erie’s western shore, about midway between Detroit, Michigan and Toledo, Ohio, Monroe, Michigan was the scene of numerous events during the War of 1812. Today they are commemorated at River Raisin National Battlefield Park. Two battles were … Continue reading

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All For the Union, 1910

From Elisha Hunt Rhodes of the 2nd Rhode Island, author of All For the Union, from a speech given at the 44th Annual Encampment, Department of Massachusetts, Grand Army of the Republic, Faneuil Hall, Boston, Massachusetts. April 6 and 7, … Continue reading

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ECW Guest Post: A Tale of Two Monitors

We are happy to welcome Anthony(Tony) DellaRocca. Tony has put together two excellent websites. One site is devoted to the 127th New York, the other is devoted to the 84th New York (14th Brooklyn). Take a moment to stop by … Continue reading

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