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The Civil War Shawl

Today I have a new pattern available for immediate download/purchase! It’s my first knit pattern in quite awhile and I am incredibly happy with how it came out! 364 more words

Knitting

From Cherbourg, France to St. Albans, Vermont - 15 Underappreciated and Forgotten Sites of the Civil War

Smithsonian: In April 1865, America was a different place from what it had been just four years before. Atlanta: burned. Richmond: burned. Chambersburg, Pennsylvania: burned. Swaths of the South were scissored with trenches and abatis and pocked with shell holes. 135 more words

Culture

Photo-a-day: Forgive

This last week has been a whirlwind. Patients, families, meetings, charting, phone calls, and driving over 750 miles. And that’s just for starters.

The reason I logged all those miles was to attend a committee review of my application to be recognized as a Board-Certified Chaplain through the… 477 more words

Lent

Town Near Antietam Finally Ready To Join Tourism Program

SHARPSBURG, Md. (AP) — The western Maryland town that witnessed the bloodiest one-day battle of the Civil War is considering joining a state-sponsored tourism program it rejected 16 years ago. 105 more words

Local

March 2015 Meeting - Stephen Recker on Antietam Photography

Join us on March 10 for our first meeting of the new year.  Our speaker is historian Stephen Recker.  And the topic is “Rare Images of Antietam and the Photographers Who Took Them.” 316 more words

Monthly Meetings

EP's arent just for Music

Union Generals tried to help solve this issue of slavery, Gen. Benjamin Butler gathered blacks and put them into manual labour camps protecting them. Gen. John Fremont wanted to free the slaves under his command in Missouri but was denied this by Lincoln. 99 more words

Lincoln