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Pensions & the State: A Chronic Headache

“EMPEROR AUGUSTUS came to power with the help of a private army. So he was understandably keen to ensure the loyalty of his soldiers to the Roman state.  92 more words

Military History

Call Number 13

The near-infinite variety of records in military pension files is the very essence of a truism: a statement that is obviously true and says nothing new or interesting. 90 more words

Civil War

March 8, 2016--Ann Bradford Stokes

Ann Bradford Stokes started her nursing career as “contraband”–a former slave now freed when Union Forces invaded the South. 173 more words

Sea Monster