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My Favorite Battlefield: Vicksburg is the Key

Recently, the Civil War Trust released a quiz, “Which Civil War Battlefield are You?”  I got Kennesaw Mountain, which pleased me very much.  But it got me thinking… 634 more words

Battlefield Tours

Gettysburg, PA

It rained all day yesterday so we just stayed in. But today was better so north we go! We have crossed the Mason-Dixon line into Pennsylvania and are no longer in the south. 375 more words

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Jamestown and Yorktown

This morning we went to visit Jamestown National Historic Site, the location of the first permanent English settlement in America in 1607. The first thing we see when we get there is the Tercentenary monument that was erected in 1907 to commemorate the town’s 300th anniversary. 207 more words

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Battlefields Tour

Following the CSC, we spent a few days on the Battlefields tour organised by Jim Geltch. On day one we visited Villers Bretonneux, the battle of Le Hamel, the Australian National Memorial and Adelaide Cemetery. 168 more words

A Place called Winter - Saskatchewan, Canada - Patrick Gale

Why a booktrail?

Inspired by a real life family mystery of a family member who emigrated to Canada, Patrick Gale has drawn a sobering picture of love, family duty, self discovery and hope. 872 more words

Books Set In Canada

John Mason Norvell’s Civil War Memoir 8

John Mason Norvell, the son of Michigan U.S. Senator John Norvell (1789-1850) and his third wife, Isabella H. Norvell (1804-1873), was a career soldier. He prepared this memoir in 1866… 590 more words

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John Mason Norvell’s Civil War Memoir 7

John Mason Norvell, the son of Michigan U.S. Senator John Norvell (1789-1850) and his third wife, Isabella H. Norvell (1804-1873), was a career soldier. He prepared this memoir in 1866… 496 more words

American History