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Great-Grandfather Thompson's Harrowing Escape

A young Civil War soldier in uniform, probably about the age of my great-grandfather at that time. Here’s a link to the full picture: http://civilwarsaga.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/12/CivilWar_young_soldier.jpg… 712 more words

Rememberence day

This day has been an emotional day for me for a long time, but this year seems to have been even more so.
My grandfather was left an orphan by the first world war, when my great-grandfather was killed in action. 221 more words


A ticket to Ephraim's world

Fasten your seatbelts… oh, but there were no seatbelts in 1850. So, hi there from Ephraim’s author and great granddaughter (one of many, but the only one I know of who’s tracked his life and turned it into a novel). 176 more words

19th Century Emigrant

My Great Grandfathers desk

Tuesday 21st October 2014:

Today I spent some well needed time tidying my desk, so that I could sit at it and work. I love my desk, not only because of all the nick-nacks I have on it to make it my own personal space. 118 more words


Family passes down house since Civil War

Sophomore Olivia Robinson’s great grandfather built a house for himself after he returned from the Civil war. Years later, his family still lives in it. 215 more words
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