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Lee’s Most Brilliant Strategist?

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The guys were right, at least about the location. ¬†A block later, we were at Stonewall Jackson’s Headquarters, in a Gothic Revival house built in 1854. Stonewall Jackson was commander of the Shenandoah Valley District of the Provisional Army of … Continue reading

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George Washington Foregoes Civility

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“Washington spent the most formative years of his life in Winchester,” says the website of George Washington’s Mount Vernon. ¬†Between the ages of 17 and 27, Washington spent “more nights in Winchester than any other place besides his home.” So … Continue reading

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