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The Words of a Massachusetts Ambulance Driver

Sometimes figuring out a subject for the blog is surprisingly challenging. I like to look at what I’ve done lately, but a lot of that amounts to committee work, organizing incoming materials, and cleaning up data for the catalog and archival management software. And the end of the semester/year is my usual “catch up” time […] Continue reading

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Benjamin M. Peck’s Civil War Pocket Diaries

“To day was spent in taking positions and [feeling?] of enemy it was soon asertained that the enemy were falling back troops were immediately started in pursuit. We were rear guard and held the works in front during the after noon and night.“ This was Captain Benjamin M. Peck’s entry in his pocket diary on […] Continue reading

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