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An exciting historical detective search: resurrecting a Civil War unit’s life

In this age of “cozy” Victorian detective stories and popular-reading thrillers starring CIA and police inspectors from all nations as heroes, those of us who have delved into the history of a specific Civil War unit know that it is
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Seventeen-year-old Charlie Gibson: The Face of the Civil War in Indiana

The recent exhibition opening at the Daviess County Museum, involving a set of letters recently presented to the museum from the Civil War period, focuses on a soldier who is one of a handful of ”just boys” in the Fourteenth
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The Daviess County Museum: A Template for a Revitalized and Active Indiana History Center

On May 10 I had the pleasure of visiting Washington, Indiana, to speak at the Daviess County Museum. I had been asked to help the local community open a new exhibit: the newly found Civil War letters of one of
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Adding to perceptions about Civil War heritage. . . a speaking tour brings insights

For many years I have been privileged to be a speaker at Indiana meetings: library gatherings, books clubs, I HS events, Civil War organizations like the Sons of Union Veterans and Round tables in southern Indiana, Anderson, Indianapolis—and even White
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