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Battle Flag for York African American Civil War Soldiers

This case at the Grand Army of the Republic Museum and Library, in Philadelphia, contains what remains of the original battle flag of the 127th Regiment, United States Colored Troops. Four African American Civil War veterans, with York, Pennsylvania connections, … Continue reading

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DC Cherry Blossoms and Civil War Graves

Last Saturday I took a break from viewing the blossoming Japanese cherry trees in Washington DC and took a walk across Arlington Memorial Bridge in search of the headstone of a local Civil War soldier buried in Arlington National Cemetery. … Continue reading

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