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Visiting the Battle of Richmond, Kentucky Battlefield

The most famous Richmond in the Civil War is of course, Richmond, Virginia. But another Richmond, this one in east central Kentucky, also was the scene of a battle involving thousands of soldiers. In...

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Patrick Cleburne Quick Facts

Name Meaning Patrick is of Latin origin and means “patrician” or “noble” Vital Stats Birthday: March 16th or 17th, 1828 Birth Name: Patrick Ronayne Cleburne Birthplace: Ovens, County Cork, Ireland Height: 5’11” Date of...

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Battle of Chickamauga Facts and Trivia

Date: September 19-20, 1863. Location: Catoosa and Walker Counties in northern Georgia Approximate Troop Strength: Union 58,000 to 60,000: Confederate 66,000-68,000. Commanders: Major General William Rosecrans (Union); General Braxton Bragg (Confederate). Estimated Union Casualties:...

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Confederate General Patrick Cleburne’s Emancipation Proposal

Patrick Cleburne was born near Cork, Ireland on St. Patrick’s Day in 1828. He served three years in the British Army before emigrating to the United States in 1849. He eventually settled in Helena,...