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This Month in the Civil War: Sherman Moves to Georgia – By S. McBride

    “Mine eyes have beheld the Promised Land!”    So wrote Major James Connolly of the 123rd Illinois Infantry to his wife, describing the arrival of Union forces on…

Battle of the Wilderness – Part 1 – by Sandy McBride

  When Ulysses S Grant arrived at the encampment of the Army of the Potomac north of the Rapidan River in Virginia in May of 1864, he was eyed by…

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