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  1. I came across your web site (my compliments) and I would like to bring to your attention to what I believe is a unique
    book and an unknown but very moving true story that will particularly interest those with Civil War ancestors–

    Hiram’s Honor: Reliving
    Private Terman’s Civil War, ISBN 978-0615-27812-4.

    Second Bull Run,Chancellorsville, Gettysburg, Richmond (Belle Island), and Andersonville are prominently featured in the book which is printed and distributed by Ingram Book Company. For more, step into the Civil War at http://hiramshonor.blogspot.com.

    Professional reviews of the book can be seen at http://www.cincinnaticwrt.org/data/articles/Terman_Review_Hirams%20Honor.pdf and http://www.civilwarnews.com/reviews/2010br/january/hiram_terman_b011004.html.

    The unique thing about this book is that I assume the identity of my ancestor in all of his battles and prison misery. It was quite a challenge to match every detail that actually happened (dairies, letters, first-hand accounts) with a first person dramatized and riveting story of how I would have reacted in his situation.

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  2. Posted by Christine Ivancin on December 16, 2010 at 1:42 am

    Regarding your Jan. 11 meeting:Ross Hudgins, Nashville CWRT – “The Civil War of Nashville’s Maggie Vaulx, April, 1861-March, 1862”

    I recently bought two portraits. The dealer said he had bought them some time ago from someone related to the Vaulx family but he was an older gentlemen and had no children. The dealer told me they were Joseph Vaulx and the wife was Maddie (Maggie?). But in my cursory genealogical research her name appears to be Eleanor.

    Anyway, regarding this topic, I was wondering if the author could provide me with information about Maggie. I could provide him with pictures of the portraits.

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    • Posted by clarksvillecivilwar on December 30, 2010 at 7:13 pm

      I suggest coming to the meeting in January so you can meet our speaker and see what he has to say.

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  3. If you send me an email I will forward a press release announcing the launch of The Essential Civil War Curriculum, a sesquicentennial project of the Virginia Center for Civil War Studies.
    Laurie

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  4. Posted by Jack D. Walker on April 17, 2011 at 4:34 pm

    Most sources list total dead for the Civil War as 646,392 when this is the total for only the North.The Confederate States of America suffered 335,534 deaths which make a total of American dead at 981,926.
    These figures come from the USNEWS and WORLD REPORT of 2006.
    Have a two page article to send you but need your mailing or Email address .
    Best, Jack D. Walker only one in the phone book.

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  5. Posted by Jack Wood on September 12, 2011 at 6:34 pm

    please add me to your email list

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  6. Posted by Peter Mullen on July 24, 2012 at 11:24 am

    Future Speaker: topics – “Civil War Medicine, Infectious Disease & Immunity” and “Civil War Feuds – A Family Tradition
    Peter Mullen, Honorable Order of Kentucky Colonels (904) 879-4931
    “Proud to be Southern”
    I will send info upon request; ppmullen2@msn.com

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  7. Friends of Wilderness Battlefield is looking for possible applicants to our Heritage Programs, specifically those who had ancestors who fought in the Wilderness in May,1864. Details are at http://www.fowb.org under Heritage Programs.

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    • Posted by PETER MULLEN on March 10, 2013 at 8:22 pm

      2 programs available for Sesquicentennial Commemoration events; please pass onto others;Sincerely, Peter Mullen ~ Honorable Order of Kentucky Colonels , Callahan, FL (904) 879-4931″Proud to be Southern” Date: Sat, 9 Mar 2013 16:54:58 +0000 To: ppmullen2@msn.com

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  8. Searching for Civil War Author John V. Brogden. Supposedly residing in the Nashville or Franklin, TN area. Mr. Brogden is supposedly worklin on a book concerning the 16th Tennessee Infantry &/or the Battle of Perryville, KY.

    Thank You,
    Tim Young
    145 Old Stover Rd.
    Monroe, TN 38573
    (931)403-0990

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