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Sacred Ground-Part 22

We walked back down to the Historical Marker below the Visitor’s Center describing Manning’s Brigade, which included the 3rd Arkansas. I asked Nancy to take pictures of me as I walked the path of the 3rd Arkansas and 27th North … Continue reading

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CHRISTMAS SEASON ON CAMPAIGN-PART 11

CHRISTMAS SEASON ON CAMPAIGN-PART 11 We had been on the move for days. Some of our old Brigade had to climb a mountain and get about four cannons pulled up there to shoot at the Yankees in Harpers Ferry. Once … Continue reading

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Antietam: Mumma Farm video

Check out Vernon describing what happened at Mumma Farm, who was there and why it was important. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=njpZ1kJE-Tk&feature=plcp

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THE MARYLAND CAMPAIGN OF 1862: Pt 25

THE MARYLAND CAMPAIGN OF 1862: THROUGH ARKANSAS EYES The 3rd Arkansas, 27th North Carolina and Cobb’s Brigade had turned from an easterly advance to a southerly advance. There were probably two reasons for this. One was Col. Cooke’s order to … Continue reading

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THE MARYLAND CAMPAIGN OF 1862: Pt 23

THE MARYLAND CAMPAIGN OF 1862: THROUGH ARKANSAS EYES Colonel Cooke saw his chance; ordered his regiments up; and put them into battle line with the 3rd Arkansas on the right and the 27th NC on the left. At that time … Continue reading

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THE MARYLAND CAMPAIGN OF 1862: Pt 21

THE MARYLAND CAMPAIGN OF 1862: THROUGH ARKANSAS EYES Manning’s Brigade pulled back and took their wounded commander to a place south of the West Woods. Many of the other Confederate Brigades had participated in chasing the Union Forces out of … Continue reading

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THE MARYLAND CAMPAIGN OF 1862: Pt 18

THE MARYLAND CAMPAIGN OF 1862: THROUGH ARKANSAS EYES All of the division completed the crossing and marched toward Sharpsburg. At the western edge of the town the division halted and men went to sleep by the roadside. An incessant cannonade … Continue reading

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THE MARYLAND CAMPAIGN OF 1862: Pt 14

THE MARYLAND CAMPAIGN OF 1862: THROUGH ARKANSAS EYES The division stayed in bivouac on September 11th and took up the march on the morning of the 12th. Colonel E. V. White, a Loudoun County native and commander of the 35th … Continue reading

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THE MARYLAND CAMPAIGN OF 1862: Pt 8

THE MARYLAND CAMPAIGN OF 1862: THROUGH ARKANSAS EYES In early June of 1862 the 3rd Arkansas spent its time digging earthworks for gun emplacements, troop trenches and revetments. This necessary work brought Lee the moniker of “Spades Lee”. However, later … Continue reading

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