An American Civil War Notebook
This is a truly interesting website, well organized and easy to navigate.
It provides both details and a broader view of the Civil War from the
27 June 2007
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Through Peggy, formerly known as AntietamCW we have an interview with Mrs. R. E. Lee. Enjoy the interview!
We have a couple book reviews this month sent by our readers. Be sure to check them out. If you've read a Civil War book and you'd like to tell our readers about it, please feel free to send your review to firstname.lastname@example.org When you send mail, PLEASE put something in the subject line so I will KNOW it is about the website, or it may get deleted by accident.
The number of visitors to the site continues to grow!!! THANK YOU!!! We hope you've enjoyed what you've seen, if so, we wish you would VOTE for the site and keep us in the top 10. You can use the "vote" link above or the link on the left below the buttons. Unless you have pop-ups blocked you can use the pop-up window. If you've voted before don't hesitate to vote again, they reset the numbers about the 11th of each month.
We're always on the lookout for letters or anything else Civil War related to share here on the Bits of Blue and Gray website, so if you have something you would like to share, or you know someone who does, please contact me.
Newly included is some additional information about Joseph Simpson of the 5th Delaware
NOTE: If you've sent something and don't see it appear on the site, PLEASE let me know.
If you haven't already checked them out, thru the
generosity of the ShoeString
Genealogy Website, we now have THREE Civil War Crossword puzzles.
Admiral Farragut provided the list of words while on his celestial
Civil War Horses
War Crossroad Puzzle. Our thanks to the
website for hosting the puzzles for us. They take awhile to load, but I hope you'll enjoy
Nautical Theme, Admiral Farragut provided the list of words while on his celestial furlough., Civil War Horses and Civil War Crossroad Puzzle. Our thanks to the ShoeString Genealogy website for hosting the puzzles for us. They take awhile to load, but I hope you'll enjoy them.
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To view some of the Presentations given in GENTREK, visit ShoeStringGenealogy There are also some great forms to help you work on your genealogy FREE!!!!
The Weekly Fireside Newsletters from the American Civil War History chats on AOL are not only available here on the Bits of Blue and Gray site but also in it's own AOL Civil War Weekly Fireside Journal Keep checking back for newly added ones, there is a button at the bottom on the left side of the page for your convenience. I'm sorry to have to say that due to numerous reasons, the Weekly Fireside newsletter is no longer being sent out.
I'm still looking for information to add to the DE Roster for Union Soldiers. If you have any information to add to a soldier's record, Please feel free to email me. I'll add it just as soon as possible.
PLUS.... PLEASE!!!!!!!.... if you have sent information, photos, burial info, etc., to me and you haven't seen it on the website, PLEASE resend.