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Reflections of a Civil War Christmas

Earlier this week, I was wrapping what few presents we planned to give this year to our friends and family. I always have music playing in the background while I work, mostly to fill the silence. On shuffle, my playlist … Continue reading

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“Somebody’s Darling!” . . . And The War Came Home, Part 3

The Civil War affected all of America. The Irish and German families who had sent their sons alone to a land across the Atlantic seeking a better life, the elite planter parents and siblings who bid goodbye to a cherished … Continue reading

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