Browsing All posts tagged under »Kentucky«

One of my finds while in Kansas City

September 15, 2010 by

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No, not Civil War-related, but family-related… I had just finished visiting the National World War I Museum, and having spotted the Spanish-American War Monument, I drove over to it to snap a shot or two. But then, I saw this monument on a hill within site of the Span-Am monument. Intrigued, I took a walk […]

How far for “Cause” and “Country?”… Part 2

April 10, 2009 by

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O.k., I think I presented a thought-provoking post yesterday (actually today, as I am writing this second part within minutes of the first), but I’d like to stretch this out a little more. Consider the flip-side of this coin… One of my Union (Maryland) ancestors (actually, he was my third great grand uncle) enlisted in […]

Back at it on the blog

May 9, 2008 by

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Well, my furlough had to be extended as a “French Furlough,” but I’m back! Not only was I dealing with a hectic ending to the semester, but faced an immediate (though highly anticipated) flight to Louisville, Kentucky for the 134th running of the Kentucky Derby. I wrapped up my last project and turned it in […]