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It’s the Sesqui of Malvern Hill… yes, but… meanwhile, back in the Shenandoah Valley

July 1, 2012 by


I thought… with all the focus on matters occurring 150 years ago around Richmond… it might be interesting to point out a little something about matters back here, in the Shenandoah Valley, which were occurring at that same time. Stonewall Jackson had successfully cleared the Valley of “Yankees”! Right? Not so fast, there… Truth of […]

Mercersburg, Pa. and the 54th Massachusetts

May 5, 2009 by


I recently made a road trip into south-central PA and one interesting find (actually, it was one of a couple… more on the others later) was that thirteen veterans of the 54th Mass. Infantry are buried in Mt. Zion Cemetery in Mercersburg. Actually, “Little Africa,” which is essentially along Fayette Street in Mercersburg, was settled […]