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Civil War Transcendence, part 20

This was just what I needed; a dog bite in the supposed 19th century without any antiseptic available! I took off my T-shirt, tore off an arm of the cloth, and wrapped it around the place on my arm that … Continue reading

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SACRED GROUND: Part 26

The Union forces got their advance started about 3:30PM. If you were standing behind the Union troops in the very center of their line looking west toward the Confederate battle line, you would be in the bottom of a “V”. … Continue reading

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SPEAKING EVENT this Monday! May 13

Vernon will be giving a lecture on the Battle of Antietam/Sharpsburg in Harrison, AR on Monday May 13th at 6:30 PM. He will be at the General J. O. Shelby Sons of Confederate Veterans Camp located at the Boone County … Continue reading

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SPEAKING EVENT in Harrsion, Arkansas May13

Mark your calendars and come out to Harrison to hear Civil War historian and re-enactor Vernon Dutton. Vernon will be giving a lecture on the Battle of Antietam/Sharpsburg in Harrison, AR on Monday May 13th at 6:30 PM. He will … Continue reading

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NEW EVENT: Appearance in Harrison, AR

Vernon will be giving a lecture on the Battle of Antietam/Sharpsburg at the General J. O. Shelby Sons of Confederate Veterans Camp in Harrison, AR on Monday May 13th at 6:30 PM If you are in the area come join … Continue reading

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SACRED GROUND: Part 1

SACRED GROUND: Part 1   Ken Burns is the reason for me finding my Sacred Ground.  I had been watching Ken’s documentary “The Civil War” on PBS in 1990 and for some reason I got fixated on Antietam/Sharpsburg.  It just … Continue reading

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BOOK RELEASE!

Contact: Vernon Dutton FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Email: info@vdutton.com NEW BOOK REVEALS THE LAST WORD ON CIVIL WAR? Author Channels Spirits to Get Personal Account Most 21st Century Civil War authors base their books on research and seminal works by other … Continue reading

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CHRISTMAS SEASON ON CAMPAIGN-PART 13

CHRISTMAS SEASON ON CAMPAIGN-PART 13 After the Sharpsburg fight it took me a while before I wanted to really do anything. The fight had just gone out of me. Getting new pards helped a lot, since they were from the … Continue reading

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CHRISTMAS SEASON ON CAMPAIGN-PART 12

CHRISTMAS SEASON ON CAMPAIGN-PART 12 We weren’t in any type of order and were just a gang of men running for their lives. When the Yanks fired a volley at us, I saw my old pard, Joe Norris, who was … 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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