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The 24th Michigan Infantry at Gettysburg

The 24th Michigan Infantry was organized in the summer of 1862 and joined the Iron Brigade in October of that year after the brigade had been reduced from casualties suffered at the battles of...


A.P. Hill Quick Facts

Name Meaning Ambrose is of Greek origin meaning “immortal” Vital Stats Birthday:  November 9th, 1825 Birth Name:  Ambrose Powell Hill, Jr. Birthplace: Culpeper, VA Date of Death: April 2nd, 1865 Cause: Killed in action...


The Wounding and Death of General Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson

On the evening of May 1st, 1863, Confederate generals Robert E. Lee and Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson met to discuss strategy at the intersection of the Plank Road and Furnace Road west of Fredericksburg, Virginia....