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Great Bethel!

Update! Here’s a picture from today’s observance. Our buddies JVQ and Bill Finlayson were on hand to dedicate the monument. Here’s Bill with a rubbing of his great-great (and maybe another great) uncle’s tombstone. James Lawrence Taylor was wounded on the 10th and died on the 11th. He’s buried in Brooklyn.

Friendly fire…..

Today marks the anniversary of the Battle of Big Bethel. It is a land story – and one that our friends in Hampton are telling today – and tomorrow. And Mark Erickson of the Daily Press has written a brilliant article which you can read here. Oh – and note to self: June 10, 1861 […]