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Antietam: ‘Upper Cornfield’ video

Check out Vernon describing what happened at the Upper Cornfield and who was there. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1NYMlmknKx8&feature=plcp

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THE MARYLAND CAMPAIGN OF 1862:

THROUGH ARKANSAS EYES Ever been to South Arkansas? We refer to it as LA. Not the one out in California but Lower Arkansas. It consist of Delta from the Mississippi River in the east for about 50 miles to the … Continue reading

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The Maryland Campaign of 1862: The beginning of the 3rd Arkansas

What does it take for a brand new military regiment to become a reliable veteran unit? Good leadership, pride of unit (esprit de corps), patriotism, dedication to mission are just a few of the reasons for the evolution of a … Continue reading

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‘Bloody Lane’: part 3

Bloody Lane We broke and reformed two more times, but it was so strange How moments ago we had been berserkers and killed as if deranged. But now we wanted it all to stop. The Yanks were on a rampage. … Continue reading

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‘King’s Boys’: part 1

King’s Boys We halted and beheld a line of Yanks some twenty feet arrayed against us. Volleys were fired at close range and some of us fell in the dust. The volley fire continued till the Yanks had gotten enough. … Continue reading

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‘King’s Boys’: part 2

King’s Boys How brave it was for them to advance into such a deadly storm. To give their lives for the colors that day proved to be the norm. We came back to Their Monument and said our words of … Continue reading

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150TH SHILOH….. SATURDAY EARLY PM

150TH SHILOH….. SATURDAY EARLY PM It was only about a ¾ mile walk to the Sutler area and the roads were beginning to dry up except for the shaded areas. So it didn’t take long to get there. The Sutler … Continue reading

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150th Shiloh: Friday morning

150TH SHILOH….. Friday morning, con’t All of us had rolled our gum blankets and tied them to our packs or wore them as blanket rolls across our bodies. Since we were on the march and almost immediately getting ready to … Continue reading

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Antietam: Being apart of The Bloody Lane re-enactment

The Bloody Lane On September 12-14, 1997, the 135th Antietam reenactment was held at the Artz Farm about 8 miles north of the actual battlefield and just about 1 mile south of Interstate 70. Battle reenactments can’t be held on … Continue reading

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Battle of Antietam/Sharpsburg Questions

January 13, 2012 by vdut7091 | Leave a comment | Edit Did Lee ever believe he had gotten into a serious debacle and his army was going to be severely crippled if not destroyed? In the early stages of the Maryland Campaign Lee was hurt when … Continue reading

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