Julie Weathers

H Is For Housewife

This image from the Library of Congress titled, “War views. No. 1501, Camp life, Army of the Potomac - writing to friends at home” shows a soldier in the foreground…

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C is for Camilla
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C is for Camilla

You thought I forgot, didn't you? Oh, no, mon ami. Surprisingly enough, the English had been keeping a close eye on American shipbuilders for a while. In the mid-1850's they…

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B is for Beast Butler

Welcome to day two of the challenge. I had intended to write about "butternut" today, where the term came from and other innovative ways southerners coped with shortages brought on…

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A is For Angel’s Glow

Gen. Johnston                                                  Gen. Wallace It was a year into the Civil War. Sumter had been fired on April 12, 1861, the first major battle at Manassas had culminated in an…

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