Monthly Archives: April 2015

A Marital Union at the Dawn of the Civil War

It was April 14, 1861, just two days after the first shot was fired at Fort Sumter, South Carolina, which ignited the American Civil War. What was happening in your family history on that date? For me, it was the … Continue reading

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