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The American Civil War 150th Anniversary - October 20-26, 1864

Here’s a look back at some of the events in the Civil War 150 years ago this week.

This week will see the war’s last big round of fighting west of the Mississippi as CS General Sterling Price’s expedition is defeated. 1,106 more words

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I Never Promised You a Rose Garden

But I do have this recently completed generic 11 (don’t ask) stand Confederate infantry regiment adorned with some ridiculously expensive and out-of-scale wildflowers from Army Painter. 219 more words

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The American Civil War 150th Anniversary - October 13-19, 1864

Here is a look at events in the Civil War, 150 years ago this week. Some of them, as at Dalton on the 13th, are very sad and also not very well known. 1,840 more words

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The American Civil War 150th Anniversary - October 6-12, 1864

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

George Armstrong Custer isn’t a general yet, but he fights hard and well in the Shenandoah Valley under Sheridan this week. 1,925 more words

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The American Civil War 150th Anniversary - September 29 to October 5, 1864

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

As we will see below, early October 1864 saw an interesting exchange of correspondence between Generals Robert E. 2,363 more words

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The American Civil War 150th Anniversary - September 22-28, 1864

Here is a look at events in the Civil War 150 years ago this week. US General Sherman occupies Atlanta, but CS President Jefferson Davis, General John Bell Hood, and General Nathan Bedford Forrest are not about to let him take his next planned step – a march to the sea, capturing the city of Savannah, Georgia – without a fight. 1,709 more words

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The American Civil War 150th Anniversary - September 15-21, 1864

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

But first, what was John Wilkes Booth up to? Michael Kauffman (source 27 below) says that Booth’s plot, which apparently did start out as a scheme to kidnap US President Lincoln rather than murder him, didn’t become active until after the October elections. 913 more words

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