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A Centennial reminder… WW1 on the brain

February 10, 2013 by

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Just last week, while going through boxes still remaining from my move, I came across a small bag of buttons. I was glad to find them, and they served as a reminder that the centennial of the First World War (though I can’t say for sure that some aren’t vintage WW2) is not too far […]

The formation of the 29th Division – the Blue-Gray Division

August 23, 2010 by

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From p. 16 of History of the Twenty-Ninth Division, “Blue and Gray”, 1917-1919: It was soon realized that a divisional spirit or espirit must be encouraged, since the old organizations had been broken up. Remembering that the organizations in the War between the States which had special names or distinctive designations acquitted themselves unusually well, […]

Historically distracted :-)

March 25, 2010 by

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I find the older I get, I must have adult attention deficit disorder… either that, or I just get bored doing the same thing too long; better to bounce between several different projects to keep the mind fresh. On that note, while conducting research for my Cole’s Cavalry unit history project, I’ve also been compiling […]