Monthly Archive: April 2012

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The Death of General John Reynolds at Gettysburg

Lancaster, Pennsylvania native John F. Reynolds was a West Point graduate and instructor at that institution when the Civil War began. Initially, he was the Lieutenant Colonel of the 14th U.S. Infantry, but was...

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Dr. Jonathan Letterman’s Civil War Ambulance Corps

The Civil War produced casualties on a scale never seen in American history up to that time. Out of necessity, great improvements in the treatment of the wounded were made during the war, and...

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Joseph E. Johnston Quick Facts

Name Meaning Joseph is of Hebrew origin meaning: “Jehovah increases” Vital Stats Birthday:  February 3rd, 1807 Birth Name:  Joseph Eggleston Johnston Birthplace:  Farmville, Virginia Date of Death:  March 21st, 1891 Cause:  Pneumonia Place of...