An irregular discussion on what interests me about history and in particular the War Between the States, the War of Northern Aggression, the War of the Rebellion, the War of Secession, the War of Southern Independence, the Civil War and any other name that frankly confuses those who don’t have a dog in this fight.

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Post 11 – Thornrose Cemetery at Staunton, Virginia

A number of Confederate soldiers are buried at this historic cemetery in Staunton. Staunton sits at the southern end of the Shenandoah Valley. The war era Central Virginia Railroad came through the town and the trains brought supplies and numerous soldiers from the...

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