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The American Civil War 150th Anniversary - April 20-26, 1865


The flow of home-bound former Confederate soldiers was starting to turn into a flood around this time, 150 years ago. The essential contest had ended. 4,863 more words

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The American Civil War 150th Anniversary Post - April 13-19, 1865

Here is a look at what was happening in the Civil War 150 years ago this week. The assassination is the big news this week. Next week, we’ll look more closely at the knotty problems of reconstruction that President Lincoln referred to in his… 2,605 more words

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The American Civil War 150th Anniversary Post - April 6-12, 1865

Here is a look at what was happening in the Civil War 150 years ago this week. The war is winding down, and John Wilkes Booth is winding up. 2,406 more words

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The Fall of Confederate Richmond

Here is an animated map (click article title to get to live link) showing events in Richmond between April 2nd and April 5th, 1865 (h/t to John Van Hoesen)

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The Flower of the Confederacy is Wilted

It’s March 28th, and The Scarlet J and I have had our first Civil War battle of the year. Unbelievable!

At my friend Frank’s urging, I recently picked up a copy of Neil Thomas’s “One Hour Wargames” book. 1,522 more words

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Hello dear readers and clickers and clickers and readers, it’s been awhile!

It’s a rare occurrence these days, but recently I found myself in the mood to paint some 15mm Confederates. 353 more words

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The American Civil War 150th Anniversary - March 16-22, 1865

Here’s a look back at events in the Civil War and the Lincoln assassination conspiracy 150 years ago this week.

All attention is on events in the eastern theater, but things finally get moving in Alabama and Florida this week, too. 2,385 more words

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