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James B. McPherson Quick Facts

Name Meaning James is of Hebrew origin and means “he who supplants” Vital Stats Birthday: November 14th, 1828 Birth Name: James Birdseye McPherson Birthplace: Near present day Clyde, Sandusky County, Ohio Height: 5’10” Date...

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The 1st Minnesota Infantry at Gettysburg

The 1st Minnesota Infantry was organized at Fort Snelling in April of 1861 and mustered in on the 29th of the month. The regiment went into action at the first Battle of Bull Run...