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“Dem Deutshen mens mit Sigel’s band, At fighting have no rival”

Title quote from Stanza 4 of the Civil War song “I’m going to fight mit Sigel” Going back to a previous posting of a winter letter , I am devoting this post to a quick review of the author of that … Continue reading

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The First Day at Gettysburg and the 45th New York

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Following my Gettysburg theme this week’s post will focus on the 45th New York Infantry. I’ll try not to overburden the reader with a regimental history that one can easily find online; instead, I want to focus on some interesting … Continue reading

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The 41st New York at East Cemetery Hill

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I recently returned from a trip to Pennsylvania and on my way back I stopped by both the Gettysburg and Antietam battlefields.  I’ll share more about my Antietam visit in a later post; it’s unrelated to the 11th Corps, but … Continue reading

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The 41st New York Infantry (DeKalb Zouaves)

Yes, the following post only mentions Gettysburg toward the end. I debated whether to do a specifically “Gettysburg” post because today marks the 148th anniversary of the stand of the 1st and 11th Corps at Gettysburg. As you can read, … Continue reading

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