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Reenactress: Examining female reeanctors as soldiers

As some of you may know, I have been involved with Civil War reenacting for five years now, serving in units portraying both sides of the conflict over that time. 346 more words


The Heart of Everything That is by Bob Drury & Tom Clavin

Although I’ve studied Native American and California Indian history with Ed Castillo, Chair of Native American Studies at CSU Santa Clara, in the process of reading books about Crazy Horse and the Battle of the Little Bighorn, I acquired many authors’ prejudice against Red Cloud, the man who took his people to the reservation.  540 more words


Illuminated History Tour of Three Historic Perinton Cemeteries on June 16, 2015

Three historic Perinton Cemeteries will be the focus of this year’s Illuminated History cemetery tour, which will take place on Tuesday, June 16 at 7:00 p.m. 131 more words

Monroe County NY

Civil War Soldier?

Isn’t this a wonderful photo?  Her dress is early Civil War era – notice the gathering at the waist, which later in the decade is cut to fit.  117 more words

Family Stories

A Dozen Children of Civil War Soldiers Are Still Alive!


Iris Lee Gay Jordan                                  Fred Upham

I have mentioned my current book project only once in my blog.  The book will tell the story of my great great grandfather’s role in the Civil War based upon his diary. 411 more words

Ethel Rogers

Interesting thoughts about Civil War manuscript collections

To my readers, I want to apologize for neglecting this blog for so long and not posting anything for almost a year. I have not left blogging and am not done with this site, but life’s been quite busy with teaching and trying to finish a dissertation, so my free writing time has been limited. 660 more words

Union Army


Welcome to the American Photo Colorizing.com photo blog! We colorize black & white photos for museums, educators, media . . . . . and families like yours. 125 more words