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Many, many times over the years, I’ve struggled as a professional writer to find just the right headline, just the right lead, just the right caption, just the right word. Sometimes when that happens though, I have a mini-revelation. And … Continue reading
Last Saturday I spent the day with members of the John Butler chapter of the National Society Daughters of the Union who were holding their quarterly meeting in Rockford, Illinois. Why? Because I’m very close to verifying that I may, indeed, … Continue reading
The following is a guest post I wrote recently for the DuPage County Illinois Genealogical Society, Wheaton, IL. It ran on their website earlier this month. “I LOVE the Civil War! It was wonderful! Fabulous!” Those were the opening remarks … Continue reading