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How To Clean Up Census Citations - Step 1

Since the US Census is the backbone of my documentation I really want to have it done right! In a previous post I told you how I discovered that I had oodles of census images taking up a lot of valuable disk space. 784 more words


710: A New Project

Seven hundred and ten. That is the number of slaves counted in the 1860 Federal Census for Catoosa County (GA). As one can imagine, there have not been too many histories published about this single northwest Georgia county.  820 more words

Civil War (Civil War Memory)

Sandygate Road: The World's Oldest Football Stadium

By Daniel Rose

Milan’s towering San Siro, Liverpool’s magical Anfield, Madrid’s majestic Bernabeau, are all among the most historic of football stadia. But none of them can boast a history as long as that of Sandygate Road, in the Sheffield suburb of Crosspool. 951 more words


Musings on my mortality and a bit about Arthur and Mee

A fairly ordinary week was had here except on Tuesday night when I came down with a nasty tummy bug.  It was not a good time.  589 more words

On this day: 1861

Emily-Harriet Mayne (1816–96), Mrs Fane De Salis from 1859. In charge of Teffont from 1852–1896. This portrait was made by Camille Silvy, on 30th April 1861.