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Phoebe Yates Pember Recalls the Fall of Richmond in April 1865

Phoebe Yates Pember was born in Charleston, South Carolina in 1823.  She married Thomas Pember of Boston in 1856.  Soon after that, he contracted tuberculosis and the couple moved back to the south in...

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Overland and Atlanta Campaigns Begin: May 1864

May 1864 in the Civil War With all planning and preparations complete, the much anticipated spring campaigns under the overall command of Lieutenant General Ulysses S. Grant began in early May.  Grant’s plan called...