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Leopold von Gilsa

Continuing on the theme of the 41st New York Infantry, I have some information (and, as usual, questions) about its commander, Leopold von Gilsa. Leopold von Gilsa, after approximately 150 years, comes across as a mysterious figure.  Do not infer … Continue reading

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More on the 41st New York

While I plan to do one post a week, sometimes the urge strikes me to make additional postings.  Such is the case today; as I mentioned in a previous post, I’ve been re-reading John Hennessy’s Return to Bull Run. He … 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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