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Archive for July, 2008

County Page Expansion and Revision

Tuesday, July 8th, 2008

I spent a good part of February and perhaps March over at the South Carolina Genealogy site expanding and revising the county pages to make them more of what I had envisioned from the outset and I’m starting the process here as well. I’ve toyed with the idea of forgoing frequent posts while I’m in [...]

Battle of Monroe’s Cross Roads | Battle of Fayetteville Road | Kilpatrick’s Shirttail Skedaddle

Tuesday, July 1st, 2008

This Civil War Battle is remembered as the last Cavalry battle of the Civil War. It took place on what is now the present grounds of Fort Bragg (near Fayetteville). It took place on March 10, 1865 and involved mounted Confederate cavalry against dismounted Union Cavalry. About 4500 men were involved. The Battle lasted several [...]