Civil War history

The Abraham Lincoln Statue in Bunker Hill, a Thank You for Civil War Service.

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I had heard there was a lovely statue in Bunker Hill so my husband Keith and the grandkids went to check it out.  There is something about a statue that moves me and this one happens to be of Illinois’ favorite son, Honest Abe.  I must admit the grandeur of the statue is unexpected.  The  lovely […]

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Chicamaugua Battle Field, a reminder that our freedom is not free.

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This tower is one of the many memorials that fill the expansive Chickamauga Battle Field.  Traveling south with our friends the Elliotts, we thought we would make a quick stop at the visitors center and drive through the battle field park to learn about the story of this what happened here during the War Between […]

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Pike County's Civil War Flag & Historic Museums!

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The 3rd weekend of October is a special time in Illinois’s Pike County. The Fall Color Drive brings visitors to this county known for their large white-tail deer population.  While that is a draw, I also found that the county and Pittsfield in particular has a lot of history. With field work almost wrapped up,we took the […]

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Green –Meldrim House where Sherman's Atlanta Campaign came to an end.

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I don’t know if there is a prettier town than Savannah. The history and beauty of the City are compelling reasons enough to stop here along with the fact that the Green –Meldrim House in Savannah is where William T. Sherman ended his Atlanta Campaign. We heard this while on a hop on hop off […]

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