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Four Pictures from a Visit to the NY State Military History Museum last summer–the first is the regimental flag, presented by New York City in 1864, and the second is my daughter Rachel holding a note from President Lincoln calling for the promotion of Colonel Shaler to Brigadier General after his role at 2nd Fredericksburg.

About me and my interest

I am a teacher of American history, having taught high school for 31 years, currently in New York state. I also coach cross country and track and field, so this blog may be neglected at times. My great-great grandfather, Lt. Timothy Carroll, fought in the 65th NY Volunteer Infantry in the Civil War. He wasContinue reading “About me and my interest”