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May 20, 2013

 

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Some News Is Good News: Waiting For Word On The Home Front

Those who waited on the Indiana home front during the Civil War lived in anticipation of news of the great battles and for the rolls of the dead.

November 14, 2011

 

Morgan's Raid

A Young Girl’s Brush With The Civil War

In the summer of 1863, a young woman wrote her cousin about the "visit paid to the citizens of Corydon and vicinity by Morgan and his herd of horse thieves.”

August 2, 2010

 

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The Invasion of Indiana: Morgan’s Raid and the Battle of Corydon

Morgan's Raid was one of the few Civil War battles fought in the North, and remains the last battle to have been fought within Indiana borders.

March 21, 2005

 

The McLaughlin Brothers

The American Civil War pitted brother against brother. John McLaughlin of the 47th Indiana Infantry arrested his brother Harry of the 35th Alabama infantry after the Battle of Champion Hill.

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