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A safe and happy 4th!

July 4, 2009 by

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Here’s wishing everyone a safe and happy Independence Day! In thinking about the day this year, after a trip to Saratoga, NY last summer, I find it rather interesting to reflect on my Hessian relatives. So, a quick sidetrack from the American Civil War today… Sure, I have my fair share of ancestors who were […]

Some thoughts on Civil War art

November 12, 2008 by

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Noting three different posts (here, here and here) in three different blogs about this print by Mort Kunstler, I thought I’d chime in with some thoughts of my own. Are the criticisms really attacks on Southern heritage (also known by some of having some absolute prerequisite of being Confederate heritage) or is it just that some folks […]

A family’s historical memory… of a Hessian ancestor

August 31, 2008 by

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Other than posting about Civil War Memory and Digital History, I don’t often post about another period of American history that interests me a great deal… the colonial era through the American Revolution. However, in keeping in touch with the base theme of Civil War memory of this blog, it seems appropriate enough to make […]

Back from two weeks in New England

August 17, 2008 by

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Just getting back from a two week run through New England (with lengthy stops in the Boston area, Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont and the area around Saratoga, NY). Had a great time… and a few chances here and there to think about the memory of the American Revolution in comparison to memory of the Civil […]