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Civil War Blog

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Additions to Veterans’ List – C

Veterans of the Civil War identified as having some connection to the Lykens Valley area and included in the Civil War Research Project was last updated 19 April 2012.  In a series of posts continuing intermittently until concluding in mid-June, a brief sketch of each of the new names added since then will be presented.  […]

Additions to Veterans’ List – B (Part 2 of 2)

Veterans of the Civil War identified as having some connection to the Lykens Valley area and included in the Civil War Research Project was last updated 19 April 2012.  In a series of posts continuing intermittently until concluding in mid-June, a brief sketch of each of the new names added since then will be presented.  […]

There’s Something About Rough and Ready

A newly released book on the social history of a village at the center of the Mahantongo Valley, Rough and Ready, contains several sections useful for the study of Civil War veterans and their families, including the discovery of another Civil War veteran to be added to the Civil War Research Project – Henry B. […]

The Crook Family of Clark’s Ferry

Four members of the Crook family of Clark’s Ferry, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania served in the Civil War.  Clark’s Ferry is located in the lower part of the triangular area of study of the Civil War Research Project. The 1858 map (above) of Reed Township is from the Pennsylvania Archives.  It shows the location of Clark’s […]

2012 Additions to Civil War Veterans List – T to V

Veterans of the Civil War identified as having some connection to the Lykens Valley area and included in the Civil War Research Project as updated 19 April 2012.  In a series of post beginning Friday, 20 April 2012 and continuing intermittently for seven posts until concluding tomorrow, a brief sketch of each of the newly […]