Marye’s Heights in Fredericksburg must have looked a lot like this on December 13, 1862 (except that it was swarming with Confederates). 69 more words
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As some readers will be aware I am currently working on a long-term project identifying and transcribing the letters of Irish and Irish-American soldiers contained within the Civil War Widows & Dependents Pension Files. 1,542 more words
ABOVE: James Dean in 1950, looking even younger than his nineteen years.
TWELVE DAYS BEFORE CHRISTMAS, one teenager fought bravely in the Civil War, one fled the Holocaust, one made a Pepsi commercial, and one died of AIDS-related causes. 353 more words