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Battery H First Ohio Light Artillery By Edward Browne
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At Kernstown, Battery H first came under enemy fire. Later at Port Republic, it was heavily engaged in the fight to hold the Coaling, losing three guns. The Battery served at Chantilly,... More > Fredericksburg and Chancellorsville where it lost three more guns. At Gettysburg, the Battery helped repulse Pickett's Charge. The soldiers took part in the AoP's campaigns up to and including Mine Run, but it would not see action until Cold Harbor. The men marched to Petersburg. There they saw action on June 17-19. Later they marched with the 6th Corps to the relief of the cavalry at Reams Station. They were involved in the Battle of the Crater and served in Fort Hell.One gun section advanced in support of Gen. Gibbon’s line and was engaged in the attack on Fort Gregg and/or nearby fortifications. The men mustered out in Cleveland on June 14, 1865. This history is written from soldiers' letters, diaries,manuscripts and official reports. It contains maps, soldier photos, grave photos and a roster.< Less
The Colloquies of Edward Osborne Citizen and Clothworker of London By Anne Manning
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Anne Manning (February 17, 1807 – September 14, 1879) was a... More > British novelist. Born in London, England, Manning was an active writer during the Victorian age, having 51 works to her credit. Her writings have much literary charm, and show a delicate historical imaginationManning initially produced two books of non-fiction, followed by her first fictional work "Village Belles" in 1838. Her best known works were initially printed as serials in Sharpe's Magazine and later published in book form. She is best known for Mistress Mary Powell, which first appeared in 1849, and The Household of Sir Thomas More, a picture of More's home life in the form of a diary written by his daughter Margaret. This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Cousin, John William (1910). Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anne_Manning_(novelist)< Less
Voyagers and Voyeurs - Travels in 19th Century France By FishesEye Publishing
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A treasure-chest from the golden age of travel writing. Annotated, humorous highlights from over 100 eye-witness travel accounts (diaries, journals, collected letters, reports, travel guides) written... More > between 1750 and 1918. English and American authors, including some of the most famous literary figures of the 18th and 19th centuries: Dickens, RL Stevenson, James Fenimore Cooper, Mark Twain, Henry James, plus an eccentric host of itinerant parsons, amateur antiquarians, well-heeled aristocrats and ladies of independent spirit. A huge read.  Long before Peter Mayle grumbled his way through A Year in Provence, or Stephen Clarke traced his slippery path through A Year in the Merde, travellers from the English-speaking world were amazed by the curious customs, the strange sights, sounds and smells of France. Complaining about the waiters, the plumbing, admiring the cheeseboards and pretty girls...  Now available as large-format (A4) perfect bound paperback, or as a PDF ebook to download!< Less
Voyagers and Voyeurs - Travels in 19th Century France By FishesEye Publishing
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A treasure-chest from the golden age of travel writing. Annotated, humorous highlights from over 100 eye-witness travel accounts (diaries, journals, collected letters, reports, travel guides) written... More > between 1750 and 1918. English and American authors, including some of the most famous literary figures of the 18th and 19th centuries: Dickens, RL Stevenson, James Fenimore Cooper, Mark Twain, Henry James, plus an eccentric host of itinerant parsons, amateur antiquarians, well-heeled aristocrats and ladies of independent spirit. A huge read.  Long before Peter Mayle grumbled his way through A Year in Provence, or Stephen Clarke traced his slippery path through A Year in the Merde, travellers from the English-speaking world were amazed by the curious customs, the strange sights, sounds and smells of France. Complaining about the waiters, the plumbing, admiring the cheeseboards and pretty girls...  Now available as large-format (A4) perfect bound paperback, or as a PDF ebook to download!< Less
FIGHT OF JEWS FOR RETURN IN ERETZ ISRAEL Aout 2010 By Vasile Mesaros-Anghel
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Theodor Herzl was one of the few people in history to have not only predicted the future but he created it. It was the first Jew who, after 1800 years, it take action and declare before the world... More > that Jews are a people with rights of any nation, and continues through to convince millions Hebrew to follow him. A Jew who is perfectly in the words of Rabbi Zvi Yehuda Kook '…and the reality of our lives, all began with Herzl. Some people called him a heretic. His writings do not reflect heresy, more than show that they had faith. He wrote in his diary: 'Our people can not be a nation without faith. Who thinks and says so is a man of faith '. After the death of Theodor Herzl, Zionist way for 41 years until the formation of Eretz Israel will be coordinated through confrontation and cooperation between the three major current: the political, cultural, the religious. Mesaros-Anghel Vasile / 2009 Bucuresti-Romania vmesarosanghel@yahoo.com< Less
Mesquite Roots By Don Corbly
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his historical novel describes the last great land giveaway, the 1893 Land Run into the Cherokee Strip, Indian Territory, where my father’s family homesteaded. This story of the Darbys and the... More > McCanns is based in part on my grandparents’ travel logs and diary and tells how these close friends endured hardships and tragedies near the Cimarron River by Glass Mountain (front cover) at Orienta, Oklahoma, where they raised their families. Read of their journey in wagons with over-jets and how they built and lived in their soddies with cat-and-claw chimneys. Read about the extraordinary life of a small Indian boy abandoned during the Land Run, but adopted by the McCanns and how he rose to greatness. This story of the love these families and their children shared throughout their lives, along with family photographs and vivid descriptions of age-old Indian rituals of birth, marriage, and death will remain in your memory. This is an emotionally charged book that many read in one sitting.Buy at Lulu.com< Less
"Ancestral Chains, Fortune Bloodline: Dna Part 5 of 8" By Mark D Bishop
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Unbeknown to me, over the years that my father had been researching our ancestry, my mother had been doing the same, only in her own artistic way. Her ‘Scrapbooks’, or 'pictorial diaries'... More > contained, in their captivating pages, late-19th & early-20th century photos, newspaper cuttings, postcards and cardboard curiosities, among other memorabilia; all presented in her distinctive, scattily artistic fashion. The contents of these scrapbooks had been pasted together in the manner of how my mother uniquely saw life and ancestry. They reveal a haphazard approach, entirely different from the customary approach of orderly presentation. But in this is their incalculable value, because they reflect my mother’s realities, with the first scrapbook being aptly labelled, ‘Higgley-de-Piggley Book!!’ Bearing this important resource in mind, it is time to introduce my great-grandfather on my mother’s father’s side of my ancestral spectrum; my great-grandfather; he being Part V of my DNA, John Alfred Fortune (1872-1929).< Less
The War Correspondent Vol 27 No.2 July 2009 By Crimean War Research Society
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British Library, T Muir; Carlisle Cathedral, M Hinton; In Memoriam: Ernest 'Eddie' Glynn, D Cliff; W-E Carlisle 24-26 Apr - Maj C Robins; AGM, pictorial - M Hinton, C Robins & B Glover; Report on... More > AGM, D Cliff & L Clements; New Observations/Old Scenes No4, K Smith; Nightingale: response to BBC prog, R Huntsman; Famous Regts, 31st Foot: East Surrey Regt, Maj F Clark; William Augustus Fry, 11H, G Fisher; Florence, Your Reputation Rests in Peace, D Oldman; Silver Snuffbox, J Sly; Famous Regts, (Duke of Albany's Own Highlanders) 72nd Foot, Maj F Clark; Transcription: Excerpts from Panmure Papers, B Gedin; Transcription: Letters by an American Doctor, John Morton, written from Sevastopol, notes A Margrave; Book Review: Letters from the Crimea 1855-56 by Capt. G Paynter, Ed. C Peacock, review D Cliff; Book Review: Guards Brigade, M Springman, review M Hinton; Book Review: War in the Crimea: An Illustrated History, I Fletcher & N Ishchenko, review M Davidson; Diary auctioned, Maj C Robins< Less
Boulder Genealogical Society Quarterly 1979 Edition By Boulder Genealogical Society
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Vol 11, No 1, Feb 1979; School Dist Organization in Colorado; School Districts of Boulder; Teacher’s Contract–1901; Census of School Age Children, 1902; Early Settlers–Blanchard;... More > Stone Church at Hygiene; Hygiene Directory, 1896; Vol 11, No 2, May 1979; Early Settlers– Miller, Hake; Lafayette Directory, 1896; Lamphier Bible Records; Richard Francis, Immigrant; Berthoud–The Man, The Pass, The Town; Bio Soren Andersen, Denmark to Kansas; Haxtun Harvest, 1922; Ridenour Family; Vol 11, No 3, Aug 1979; Valmont Community United Presbyterian Church; Valmont Directory–1896; Early Settlers–Frey; Munger Bible Records; Notes on the Lamberton Family; Fulton Family Letters, 1810 and 1842; Diary of John Dyer of Plumstead Township, Bucks Cty, PA Vol 11, No 4, Nov 1979; Allen Chapel, African Methodist Episcopal Church; Early Settlers–Prince; Masonic Lodges in Boulder; Rugg Family Bible Records; Burials in Boulder Foreign Born; Immigration–1830–Rayner; Daniel Belden: 1648-1732< Less
Rome: Against a Setting Sun By Dave Kyle
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Ten Latin scrolls turn up in Romania, telling how the Roman Republic self-destructed in the first century BC. Two protagonists, born eighteen months apart in the same mansion, live through this:... More > Lucius, son of a wealthy Etruscan prince, and Horace, progeny of the prince’s slaves. After Horace’s death his diary and other sources inform Lucius’ first-person narrative: boyhood amid gang warfare in Rome, participation in the civil war after Julius Caesar’s assassination; loss of fathers and inheritances in the bloody Proscriptions; capture by pirates when sailing home; accompanying Octavian (later Augustus) at the final sea-battle; present in Egypt for the deaths of Antony and Cleopatra. Soon Horace becomes Rome’s Laureate, and Lucius Augustus’ private physician. They note menacing intrigue taking place in the palace. Augustus’ supporters and potential successors die in suspicious circumstances; Horace’s death is last. Lucius knows who the serial killer is, but he too is close to death...< Less

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LOOKING FOR A MIRACLE...LOOK WITHIN YOUR LIFE LOOKING FOR A... By May Lewis
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