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In 1864, Confederate General John Bell Hood moved north into Tennessee in an attempt to engage General William T. Sherman. Hood marched to Nashville to capture the Union supply depot. Unfortunately for the Henry L. Norvell family, their plantation “Leafy … Continue reading
Gettysburg today is considered to be the decisive battle in the Civil War. And that is what 19th century commanders strived for– the one big knock out punch that removed the enemy from the field. Yet at the time, … Continue reading