Monthly Archives: September 2010

The Strange Case of Wilmer McLean

The American Civil War was full of strange coincidences and one of the most amazing is the story of Wilmer McLean. The first major land battle of the Civil War, First Manassas, took place in northern Virginia on June 21, … Continue reading

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Blog Intro

At age eight my parents packed our family into a car along with any belongings that didn’t fit into a moving van and began a 7-day journey across the United States. We were moving from our home in southern California … Continue reading

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