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Creating Cozy in a New Home, Part 1

A few years ago, we decided we were tired of fixing up houses, and that all our problems would be solved if we would just quit buying dumps and living in them while we fixed them up.   598 more words


"Folks Considered Him Blockhead"

Stager  Cincinnati Sept 19 ’62
Our friend has not changed his
base but Keeps on the even
tenor of his way. tell me
distinctly what proportion of rebel army… 193 more words


Observations From A Country Road #1

“Villa in a Grassy Field”

Abandoned by modern aspirations
replaced by concrete and steel
warped and shrinking timbers
an amber chaff of peeling paint

Still in place where it was discarded…

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General Nelson Returns to Action - But Not For Long

Cincinnati Sept 16th 1862 310 PM
Halleck General Nelson is sufficiently recovered
to resume his command to relieve
me from embarrassment I urgently request
that Lewis Wallace be ordered by telegraph… 163 more words


Bouncing the Treasury's Check

1140 am  New York June 23d 1864
New York 23 – Secy of Navy. The
voucher receive yesterday was paid by Henderson
by check on Sub Treasy I deposited… 124 more words


Desperate for Artillery

1030 P.M.  Baltimore June 20 1863
General Barry (Chf of Artillery) Have you not a
spare battery or rather two of
them from your Camp of instruction… 136 more words


Fall Basket Décor and Collections

Hey there.  Happy Monday!

I have a few questions for you.  How many collections do you have?  Do you know how many items are in each of your collections?   629 more words

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