Tag Archives: Antietam

The Art of Remembrance

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Civil War battlefield monuments typically are placed at the site where a regiment made its stand, so it can be quite the adventure to hunt down them down on an expansive battlefield. At Antietam, however, they generally come in clusters, … Continue reading

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The Lost Orders

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Private Barton W. Mitchell and Sergeant John M. Bloss of the 27th Indiana volunteer regiment were resting near camp outside of Federicksburg, Maryland in September 1862 when they saw some cigars, rolled together in a paper cover, lying on the … Continue reading

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