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“A memorable season of extraordinary rains”

Browsing and searching through the New York Times online archives is an interesting endeavor. In earlier posts, I recounted a frankly depressing story of the last days of a Civil War veteran in New York City and a reporter’s visit … Continue reading

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Fauquier Sulphur Springs

John Pope and Irvin McDowell are sitting by a roadside… This sounds like the beginning of a very bad Civil War-related joke and is a strange way to begin my first posting about the 11th Corps, especially since the 11th … Continue reading

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