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Civil War Week

A Fitting Tribute It’s been a busy Civil War week for me thus far and it’s only Tuesday night. Saturday morning I headed up to Calvary Cemetery in Evanston, Illinois, to meet with staff there regarding my application for a … Continue reading

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Searching Beyond those Federal Records

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

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And so I begin…

OK, it’s time–what am I waiting for? It’s been nearly a year for heaven’s sake! Last fall, with the help of my daughter Meg and  husband Mark. I designed this page to blog about my adventures down the path of … Continue reading

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