I hope my viewers will look at this video of a rare treasure that exists in the small town of Carnegie, PA. I recently visited, and will post more about it later. If you live in the area, or somewhat near the area, and you have an interest in the Civil War Veterans and their lives, this is definitely worth seeing. The video resolution isn't too high, but the story is there...
Thomas Espy Post No. 153, G.A.R.
Inside the room, there is a grand photograph of members of two local GAR posts, standing in front of the Carnegie Library. Very few of the veterans are identified. If you are knowledgeable about PA Regiments, you might be able to add to the names, but its a tall order. Not surprisingly, many local residents, have no idea this exists.
‘I Feel Very Lonely and Downhearted’: Isolation, Idealism and Kindred in the Letters of an Irish Emigrant - Widow’s Pension Files are among the most remarkable records that survive relating to the American Civil War. Filled with fascinating social information, th...
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