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The American Civil War 150th Anniversary - September 1-7, 1864

Here is a look at events in the Civil War 150 years ago this week.

September 1

Battles: Georgia operations, Siege of Atlanta: The Battle of Jonesboro… 1,695 more words

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The American Civil War 150th Anniversary - August 25-31, 1864

Here is a look at events in the Civil War 150 years ago this week.

We won’t be hearing too much from General Grant this week, or from CS General Nathan Bedford Forrest in Mississippi. 2,205 more words

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Inside, outside, Stateside - attempting The Civil War

I’m from the UK. When we say ‘The Civil War’, we mean the conflict of 1642-1649 (if you define it narrowly) between the Roundheads and the Cavaliers, at the end of which Oliver Cromwell cut off the King’s head, before assuming all the benefits of kingship himself. 432 more words

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Not So August Progress

It’s been a slow couple of weeks around here at Arkiegamer HQ. I did manage to finish up my 251/D, and knock off a regiment of Blue Moon 18mm ACW figures for Regimental Fire and Fury, but have only now gotten around to photographing them. 319 more words

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A Note on the Future of the Weekly Civil War Anniversary Timeline

First, big thanks to everybody for your ongoing interest in these weekly timelines.

Now, I just noticed that the Blue and Gray Trail Civil War Timeline goes on through the end of 1869. 112 more words

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The American Civil War 150th Anniversary - August 18-24, 1864

Here is a look at events in the American Civil War 150 years ago this week.

August 18

Battles: Virgina operations, Siege of Petersburg: Globe Tavern/Second Battle of… 1,655 more words

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Second Battle of Y-City

Another game of Regimental Fire and Fury took place this weekend, and this time we had a special guest star player from Little Rock. This was Frank’s first game of RF&F, and he did an excellent job commanding the Confederate left. 1,145 more words

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