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The Story Of 21 Confederate Soldiers Who Terrorized A Small Vermont Town 150 Years Ago

Five of the 21 Confederate raiders in 1864. The leader, Bennett Young, is believed to be seated on the right. In 1864, a small band of Confederate soldiers launched a surprise attack on St. Albans, ... read more

Days before the Confederacy surrendered 150 years ago, here's how Lincoln proved that the war was really over

Five days later, Lee would surrender setting up a domino effect of other Confederate capitulations. In a month, the war, which lasted over 4 years and killed over 750,000 people, would officially be ... read more

Plenty of history in St. Albans

ALBANS – It was 150 years ago next month that a ... served as a commercial crossroads for Vermont and New England. Guests can also discover the story of the St. Albans Raid — a daring maneuver by ... read more

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Primary Sources Breathe Life Into Civil War

One featuring Irish immigrant soldiers draws on actual letters they wrote. It was 150 years ago last week ... what she calls “Civil War CSI,” a classroom activity inspired by the television crime show ... read more


The Smallest Town in Each of the 50 States

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‘We did this to ourselves’: Death and despair at Civil War prisons

John Charles Tarsney crossed the prisoner of war camp and spied an emaciated Union soldier ... story of Civil War prison life. The work at Lawton, which operated in 1864, fascinates historians. With ... read more

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More than 150 years ago, men fought and died in mostly small but still savage ... Unionists had raided the town of Marshall after claiming that Confederate authorities had denied them provisions. ... read more

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A bit out of town, this fantastic ... upstate New York 11,000 years ago, and plenty of artifacts and photos from the Langdon and Samuel Clemens families. During the winter of 1864/65, the Elmira ... read more

Long-abandoned veterans memorial hall in Nebraska City transformed through volunteer effort

Arthur Weaver, the town centerpiece at 810 First Corso soon became a hub of ... in 2014 after traveling to-and-from Alaska to help care for his mom during her final years. In doing so, he rediscovered ... read more

The Story Of 21 Confederate Soldiers Who Terrorized A Small Vermont Town 150 Years Ago

In 1864, a small band of Confederate soldiers launched a surprise attack on St. Albans, Vermont ... Raid Commemoration Committee. The town will hold a St. Albans Raid 150th Anniversary Commemoration ... read more

The Story Of 21 Confederate Soldiers Who Terrorized A Small Vermont Town 150 Years Ago

In 1864, a small band of Confederate soldiers launched a surprise attack on St. Albans, Vermont ... town, and committed an "outrageous insult" on the woman he planned to marry, according to Oscar A. ... read more



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