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Are there any Civil War names you just can’t, for the life of you, remember the correct spelling for, no matter how hard you’ve tried to hammer them into your brain? I have three. I’ll list them alphabetically:
In your opinion, would John C. Breckinridge have been a better choice for Confederate president than Jefferson Davis? Why or why not?
The marker sits near the orchard, within sight of the Bushong House on Virginia’s New Market Battlefield. It’s normally a peaceful, quiet scene on a typical twenty-first century day. We look closer to read the fading inscription in the limestone: … Continue reading
Today, we are pleased to welcome back guest author Roger Futrell You may view part one here Charles F. Jarrett, whose iron paymaster’s chest was featured in a previous post, was instrumental in raising the funds needed to create a … Continue reading