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Those reappearing battle flags

It’s curious to our modern sensibilities the importance American Civil War soldiers attached to their battle flags. Congressional Medals of Honor were given to soldiers of the Twenty-Ninth Massachusetts and New York Cameron Highlanders who captured the flags of some … Continue reading

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