Monthly Archives: August 2011

Ellicott Civil War Monument, Hampden, Holyoke, MA

Hampden Park, in the center of the city of Holyoke, MA, is dedicated to the service of veterans from American wars since the Great Rebellion. Benches encircle the central feature of the park: a sixteen foot high monument dedicated July … Continue reading

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McClellan visits the Mass 10th

On Aug 20, 1861, Charles Brewster and the 10th Massachusetts Volunteer Regiment was still drilling in preparation for being sent off to war, there was still something of a holiday spirit, note that Brewster moves back and forth from goings … Continue reading

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International Emancipation – Summer 1861 – Donald Schaffer

Due to health problems I haven’t been able to make any new posts for a while, so to fill that void I thought I’d highlight a recent post by Donald Schaffer at his blog “Civil War Emancipation” on the international … Continue reading

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