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The winners write history and have history written about them–the losers get forgotten at the Presidio

Seeing Zac’s post of Sherman’s grave made me think of this image: Irvin McDowell’s grave. McDowell’s grave at the Presidio stands in stark contrast to Sherman’s magnificent grave marker–sort of what happens when you don’t win. I still think it … Continue reading

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150 Years Later–The Battle of Picacho Pass, part 3

Part three in a series. Lieut. Jas. Barrett 1st Cav. Cal. Vols Killed in action April 15th 1862 aged 28 years  Geo. Johnson, Co. A 1st Cav. Cal. Vols Killed April 15th 1862 aged 25 years  W. S. Leonard, Co. … Continue reading

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