Category Archives: Civil War

Arkansas Post

November 13-14, 2018 Arkansas Post Museum John went to this one on his own while Holly huddled in a heated camper with a head cold. (Too cold, not going! Such a wimp – but a warm, happy wimp.) For those … Continue reading

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Pea Ridge National Military Park

October 29, 2018 The Visitor Center This was yet another excellent National Park Visitor Center. The movie was very good and gave a nice overview of the battle. As battles go, this one was fairly straightforward. The exhibits were well … Continue reading

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Wilson’s Creek, Missouri

October 27, 2018 As far as Civil War battles go, this one was small, although the dead, wounded, and missing would beg to differ – if they could. After First Bull Run (also known as First Manassas), this was the … Continue reading

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The Land of Lincoln

John is really good at all the historical facts and numbers. He labored over his Lincoln posts to make sure his data was correct and everything flowed well. I hate numbers. I can’t remember numbers, dates, statistics and other number … Continue reading

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Lincoln Presidential Museum, Library and Tomb

Lincoln Museum September 30, 2018 I found this museum in downtown Springfield, Illinois a fascinating place to visit. As usual for us, we spent the entire day there and had more than enough to keep our interest. There were two … Continue reading

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Lincoln Home National Historic Site

September 28, 2018 The Lincoln Home National Historic Site provides a unique look into the life and times of Abraham Lincoln. The National Park Service has four city block preserved and is restoring the houses to the way they were … Continue reading

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