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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...


Sergeant Charles H. Anson Rides With Abraham Lincoln

The 11th Vermont Infantry was organized in September of 1862 and departed for Washington DC later that month. The regiment was deployed in the defenses of the heavily fortified city, and was renamed the 1st...


The Brainerd Monument in St. Albans, Vermont

On May 5th, 1864 Private Joseph P. Brainerd of Company L,  1st Vermont Cavalry Regiment, was on patrol along the line of march of the Union Army of the Potomac as Lieutenant General Ulysses...