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The Fourth of July in the Shenandoah… in 1862

July 4, 2012 by

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I looked through a few of the resources I have at my disposal, for accounts of Union soldiers who remained in the Shenandoah Valley, and were still present here, on July 4, 1862. Regretfully, I could only come up with two accounts that were either written on that day, or described, in brief, what happened […]

“Happy Birthday!”… and thanks to some of those who made it possible

July 4, 2011 by

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I find the 4th of July a time for reflection on some of my people who had a hand in it seeing it to a successful end. Two of my Moore ancestors, for example, signed the Oath of Fidelity and Support during the American Revolution, and provided the cause with, as I understand it, a […]