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Some thoughts on “Galvanized Yankees”

March 25, 2009 by

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How many folks actually realize how many “galvanized Yankees” there really were? They’re a fascinating bunch of people, really. Up until a few years ago, I didn’t really think a great deal about them. I might see one here or there while combing through Confederate service records, but I never got up the energy to […]

“Recalling” Ford’s Theatre – a personal indulgence in Civil War “memory”

April 14, 2008 by

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I didn’t learn about Edwin Arthur Emerson until about a year or so ago. I think the thing that most intrigued me was that, while I had been fascinated with the soldier family members who had served in the war, I did not realize that I had a family member present, on stage, on the […]