Tag Archives: Rhine River

Maine at War September 2022 Blog Posts

In September 2022 my Maine at War blog examined topics ranging from the shoe salesman misidentified by “friendlies” to a small that sent almost 90 percent of its men to fight for the Union. September 7, 2022: Murder most friendly … Continue reading

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Pontoon Bridges: The Great Crossings

Yesterday Sarah Kay Bierle looked at the ancient uses of pontoon bridges and its perspectives on the 1862 Battle of Fredericksburg. While she addressed the difficulties of bridging rivers, I would like to look at the other side of the coin: … Continue reading

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