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A Midsummer Night's Dream Wraps Up!

We finished up the Shakespeare classic “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” on July 31st. It was a really great event!

We’d like to thank the Fredericksburg Parks and Recreation Service and Vakos Live! 281 more words

A Midsummer Night's Dream Wraps Up

We finished up the Shakespeare classic “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” on July 31st. It was a really great event!

On Thursday, July 23rd, Friday, July 24th, and Saturday, July 25th, we were in… 271 more words

Photography

'The Flag that Has Given Protection to Persecuted Countrymen': An Irishman's Service to Union & Parents

Perhaps one of the best known of all Irishmen to serve during the American Civil War was Buster Kilrain of the 20th Maine Infantry. Buster plays a major role in Michael Shaara’s novel… 2,380 more words

Irish American Civil War

A Walk Through Andersonville

I was not sure what to expect as we turned onto the drive that led to Andersonville. This was the part of our trip that I had been looking forward to the most. 742 more words

Battlefields & Historic Places

Post-War Canton - Part 3

Jakie Bratten, born December 20, 1859, in York County, Pennsylvania, as Jacob Frankelberger Krone Bratten, came to Ohio at the age of 19. His father, George K. 509 more words

Lillie Keim

A Surreal Morning in Fredericksburg

One of the bloodiest slaughters in the Civil War occurred on the gentle slope of a hillside peach orchard in Fredericksburg, Virginia.  I knew that my great-great-grandfather, George Kriebel, died at Fredericksburg, but did not know any details.  717 more words

Road Trip

The Civil War at the 'Old Washington Farm'

Editor’s Note: Lives & Legacies continues to remember the Civil War as that conflict’s 150th anniversary concludes this April and May.  During the Civil War, the homes of George Washington and Fielding Lewis – both indispensable to securing American freedom in the Revolution — served as campsite and hospital in a bloody struggle over the definition of that same freedom. 939 more words

George Washington's Ferry Farm