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Wynning History: The Explorations of a Young Historian (Part 1 of 2)

Posted By on May 10, 2014

Jake Wynn, a regular contributor to this blog, launched his own blog on 22 February 2014.  It is entitled Wynning History: The Explorations of a Young Historian – Interpreting the Past with a Youthful Voice.

Jake can be followed regularly on Twitter or by subscribing directly to his blog.  He has just completed his junior year at Hood College in Frederick, Maryland, where he is majoring in Public History and Communications.

A recent series of posts on the 96th Pennsylvania Infantry is based on the Civil War Diary of Henry Keiser.  Direct links are provided below to the posts that began at the end of April.  The names of Lykens Valley area men mentioned in the posts are provided to assist readers who are researching specific veterans:

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96th Pennsylvania in Grant’s Overland Campaign

Henry Keiser

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Who Was the Diarist, Henry Keiser?

Henry Keiser, James N . Douden, John C. Gratz.

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The 96th Pennsylvania in the Overland Campaign: May 1, 1864

Henry Keiser,

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The 96th Pennsylvania in the Overland Campaign: May 2, 1864

Henry Keiser, Josiah Workman, Franklin Workman

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The 96th Pennsylvania in the Overland Campaign: May 3, 1864

Henry Keiser

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The 96th Pennsylvania in the Overland Campaign: May 4, 1864

Henry Keiser

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The 96th Pennsylvania in the Wilderness: May 5, 1864

Henry Keiser, Peter Lessig, Daniel T. Williams, Edward Pugh

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The 96th Pennsylvania in the Wilderness: May 6, 1864

Henry Keiser, David Williams

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The 96th Pennsylvania in the Overland Campaign: May 7, 1864

Henry Keiser, Christian Kiestling, Charles Woodford

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The 96th Pennsylvania in the Overland Campaign: May 8, 1864

Henry Keiser, Evan M. Geary, Jacob Alvord

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The 96th Pennsylvania in the Overland Campaign: May 9, 1864

Henry Keiser

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To continue following this series of posts, go to Jake’s blog and bookmark it and return often – or subscribe!

Tomorrow:  Direct links to other Civil War-related posts by Jake on Wynning History.


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