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Hoosiers and the Civil War

Some readers may recall that I recently discovered some ancestors in the 30th, 44th, and 100th Indiana Volunteers. In the course of my research into their service, I have uncovered some interesting facts about Hoosier State troops in the war. Some … Continue reading

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The 44th Indiana Gets Its Colors

One of the regiments seeing its first action at Fort Donelson was the 44th Indiana. Part of Lew Wallace’s division, the 44th was recruited from northeast Indiana and coalesced at Fort Wayne. Under Colonel Hugh Reed, the 44th left Fort … Continue reading

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A Conversation with Caroline Janney (part one)

(part one of four) March is Women’s History Month, and to commemorate the event, Emerging Civil War is talking with several women who work in the field of Civil War history. This week, ECW Editor-in-Chief Chris Mackowski talks with one … Continue reading

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The Raid Continues: Morgan’s Raiders in Indiana

Part 2 of a series As the saying goes, “news travels fast.” It was no different back in the summer of 1863. It was July 8 and the last of Morgan’s men were crossing the Ohio River into southern Indiana. … Continue reading

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Jonesin’ for a Civil War battlefield fix

I have a confession: It’s been almost two months since I’ve been on a Civil War battlefield, and I am getting antsy. My travels this summer have taken me far and wide, so I’ve seen a lot of cool stuff: … Continue reading

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Indiana Soldiers & Sailors Memorial

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Abe says, “Hey”

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