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Death in the Camp

In the Civil War, disease killed more soldiers than bullets. ┬áThe men of the 36th Indiana learned this startling fact quickly. There’s little question that the gathering of lots of men from small communities and farms across the countryside into … Continue reading

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A Three Month Tour

When the Civil War started, no one could foresee how long it would last. ┬áPresident Lincoln initially called for volunteers to enlist for 90 days, since that was the longest amount of time that state militia could be federalized according … Continue reading

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