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Was It Jackson? A Close examination of Capt. Charles H. Weygant’s Mysterious Horseman, May 2d, 1863

WAS IT JACKSON? A Close examination of Capt. Charles H. Weygant’s Mysterious Horseman, May 2d, 1863 By Steve Haas On the evening of May 2, 1863, the 124th New York had a meeting with a group of Confederate horsemen. The … Continue reading

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They Did Their Job

“THE MEN MUST SEE US TODAY” Don Troiani Print The 124th New York Volunteers at Houck’s Ridge, Gettysburg, 1863 On the afternoon of July 2, 1863 a titanic struggle took place at Gettysburg between Confederate General Robert E. Lee’s First … Continue reading

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William Harrison Merritt

    from pages 80-81 & 82 of “Bolivar, N.Y. Pioneer Oil Town” by: John P. Herrick, The Ward Ritchie Press Los Angeles, Cal. 1952 Of the many oil region stories told to the writer, none surpasses in human interest … Continue reading

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