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Daily Archives: July 21, 2011

Picnic and panic

It seems like a nice day for an outing…pack a picnic lunch, watch a battle, and be back in Washington before it gets too late. At 5:30 a.m., battle began at Manassas Junction, VA. While Federal troops initially saw some success against the Confederates, the Confederates rallied – and Thomas Jonathan Jackson added another name […]