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A Month in the South – by C. Kelly Schaghticoke Town Historian

  I hope some of my readers have noticed there have been no columns about Schaghticoke history for the past month.  My husband and I spent a month in Georgia…

This Month in the Civil War – Fort Fisher Surrenders – by S. McBride

As William Tecumseh Sherman was offering the capture of the key Confederate city of Savannah, Georgia to President Abraham Lincoln as a “Christmas gift”, a combined amphibious Army and Navy…

This Month in the Civil War: Sherman Moves to Georgia – By S. McBride

    “Mine eyes have beheld the Promised Land!”    So wrote Major James Connolly of the 123rd Illinois Infantry to his wife, describing the arrival of Union forces on…

This Month in the Civil War: Andersonville – by Sandy McBride

Here in February of 2014, I will step away from my established pattern of “this Month in the Civil War” in order to tell the story of Andersonville. My interest…