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Classic Civil War Films: The Raid (1954)

On October 19th, 1864, approximately 20 Confederates who had quietly crossed the border from Canada, robbed three banks in St. Albans, Vermont, and attempted to burn the town before escaping back to Canada. You...

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The St. Albans Raid October 1864

By October 1864, the Confederate States of America faced an increasing prospect of defeat in the Civil War. Union Armies had captured Atlanta, Georgia in September and were engaged in siege operations at Petersburg,...