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Waterborne Hospitals in the Peninsula Campaign of 1862

By early 1862, Major General George B. McClellan settled on a strategy to capture the capital of the southern Confederacy at Richmond, to transport his 120,000-man Army of the Potomac from Alexandria to Urbanna, Virginia via the Atlantic Ocean and advance 50 miles west to Richmond. 1,103 more words


It Was Like a Military Operation

Bouncing around on the back of a Bedford we would roar to a halt in the veld. Well, really the mixed thornveld woodland somewhere near Pretoria, which should properly be called Tshwane, ancestral home of the Tshwanepoels to which we have land claim rights. 379 more words

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