Tag Archives: Grand Army of the Republic

Pittsburgh’s Forgotten Civil War Treasure

When pondering the history of the city of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the first thing that springs to mind is generally not the city’s involvement in the American Civil War. Although the state hosted the most famous battle of the war, Pittsburgh seemingly stood … Continue reading

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The Original Autumn Guard

We received a nice treat today from historian Mark Dunkelman: After seeing our Autumn Guard post last weekend from Chris Mackowski about the Civil War statue in Allegany, NY, Mark sent along a photo of the town’s original G.A.R. chapter–the Ira … Continue reading

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