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January 12, 2018

Some Early History of the Memorial Opera House.

November 11, 2017

Today- I sit here with bit of Writers block.  Maybe I sit here with it do to the fact that I have to go to work in just a few hours instead of spending it with my SUVCW Brothers, or maybe, and more likely, it's because I haven't had anywhere near coffee!  Maybe I shoul...

November 8, 2017

As I sit here on this beautiful fall day, I cant help but let my mind wander to days of the early 1900's.  The war was long finished, so was the Spanish American War, and we were o n the brink of WWI.  But people were still talking (much like today) of the Civil War....

July 2, 2017

Below I am adding some links to some articles that were in the news this week in which you may find interesting.

Restoration underway for Civil War Monument


Newly uncovered Civil War map of Gloucester Point unlocks the past

PA Veteran remembered 154 years later

PA Ci...

June 5, 2017

Sunday, June 4, 2017 in Wood National Cemetery in Milwaukee WI, a Veteran of the 9th Indiana Co H was honored with a new headstone.  His old headstone was in outstanding condition, minus one important fact...His name was wrong, not even close to the correct name.

But I...

April 18, 2017

The following book Review was written by former David D Porter Camp 116 Brother and currently member of Abe Lincoln Camp No 2 Dept of Missouri (Ark) 

I have read these two books in the past two weeks both related to military intelligence during the Gettysburg Campaign.
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April 9, 2017

This is an article about Frederick Douglas and African Americans Role in the CW.  

Ball State University Professor speaks about the CW in the Springfield OH and Indiana areas.

Lafayette IN resident saw the Assassination of President Lincoln

Henry County Resident fought fo...

April 9, 2017

General Robert A Cameron of the 9th Indiana and other regiments.

April 4, 2017

Many of us know that there is a Cemetery by the Airport, but how many of us really have ever really visited or know about any of the pioneers of Porter County that are buried there?

While working on my Civil War Project I first went to the Cemetery over a year ago to ve...

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