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Author: Harry Smeltzer
Posted: 08/07/2023 - 5:50pm
William B. Yancey at William B. Yancey at Fold3 William B. Yancey at FindAGrave More on William B. Yancey
Author: Harry Smeltzer
Posted: 08/02/2023 - 12:32pm
James Washington Sutherlin at James Washington Sutherlin at Fold3 More on James Washington Sutherlin More on James Washington Sutherlin
Author: Harry Smeltzer
Posted: 07/24/2023 - 9:41pm
Francis A. Smith at Ancestry Francis A. Smith at Fold3 More on Francis A. Smith
Author: Harry Smeltzer
Posted: 07/23/2023 - 4:08pm
William A. Ball at Ancestry William A. Ball at Fold3 William A. Ball at FindAGrave More on William A. Ball
Author: Harry Smeltzer
Posted: 07/22/2023 - 1:44pm
Earlier this month I was in Raleigh, NC to speak to the Raleigh Civil War Round Table about the 69th NYSM at First Bull Run (see recap here). While in town for just over 24 hours, I had some time to take in local sites, including some related to what is indisputably the most important […]
Author: Harry Smeltzer
Posted: 07/22/2023 - 8:28am
Francis Sidney Whitmore at Ancestry Francis Sidney Whitmore at Fold3 Francis Sidney Whitmore at FindAGrave More on Francis Sidney Whitmore
Author: Harry Smeltzer
Posted: 07/16/2023 - 3:01pm
This past Monday I presented In the Footsteps of the 69th NYSM at First Bull Run to the Raleigh Civil War Round Table. About 30 folks were in attendance in the 300 seat auditorium of the North Carolina Museum of History. Again, the presentation ran longer than I hoped, but I haven’t figured out a […]
Author: (John David Hoptak)
Posted: 07/04/2023 - 9:11am


Clay W. Evans(Photographed in 1865 as Lieutenant, 31st USCT) John D. Hoptak Collection

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Author: Harry Smeltzer
Posted: 06/27/2023 - 9:17pm
A small but hardy crew gathered in Independence Hall in Wheeling, WV, where the State of West Virginia was born, to hear my talk on the 69th New York State Militia at First Bull Run. Ohio Valley Civil War Roundtable program director Roger Micker made a slight tactical error when he told me I could […]
Author: Harry Smeltzer
Posted: 06/19/2023 - 12:30pm
Hello to both of you. Thanks for stopping by. I have to apologize for the scarcity of posts lately. Last October I began what I thought would be a transition to retirement, brought on not entirely by my design. In my line of work, and in this economy, prospects were bleak. But I was OK […]
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