Traveling the back roads of rural Wisconsin
A rural Irish country cottage

Show me first the graveyards of a country and I will tell you the true character of the people ~ Benjamin Franklin

This is Bonneyville Mill which is located near Bristol, IN

Category: The American Civil War

Civil War Uniforms of Blue & Grey – The Evolution

This is Volume 1, of a series of video on this subject, featured by the YouTube channel LionHeart FilmWorks. It’s a look at the fascinating, & diverse history of uniforms worn by the participants that served in the Civil War.

This is Volume 2, of a series.

This is Volume 3, of a series.

Coded American Civil War message in bottle deciphered

A message in a bottle was delivered to a Confederate general Gen John Pemberton during the Civil War has been deciphered, 147 years after it was written. It was dated 4 July 1863, the day Vicksburg fell to the Union Army.

The message read “You can expect no help from this side of the river,”

Follow this link to read the post in its entirety: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-12079281