American Civil War Fiction

January 11th, 2012

April 12, 1861 marked the moment that our nation was plunged into one of its darkest hours.  The first bullet of the American Civil War was fired at Fort Sumpter in South Carolina.  There was no turning back from the anguish that citizens from both North and South would bear for the next 4 years, Read More


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Cecil County & the Civil War

January 3rd, 2012

No Civil War battles were fought in Cecil County, but that doesn’t mean the war didn’t touch the home-front in other ways. Dispatches, letters and reports published in the Cecil Democrat and other newspapers kept local residents informed as they yearned for news about loved ones on the battlefield. There were times when the war Read More


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