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Logan Service

2nd Alabama Cavalry Regiment The Second Alabama Cavalry Regiment was organized at Montgomery on 1 May 1862. It proceeded to West Florida and operated there about ten months, engaging in several skirmishes. Ordered to north Mississippi, the regiment was placed … Continue reading

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Siege of Yorktown

Battle of Yorktown — The War's End September 1781 – October 19, 1781 MIRACULOUS CONVERGENCE "The first necessity [of the Yorktown campaign] was to arrange the meeting of French naval and American land forces on the Virginia coast at a … Continue reading

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2d Virginia Regiment

LINEAGE [Wright, Continental Army, pp. 283-285] Authorized 21 August 1775 in the Virginia State Troops as the 2d Virginia Regiment Organized 21 October 1775 at Williamsburg to consist of seven companies Adopted 1 November 1775 into the Continental Army Reorganized … Continue reading

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Southern Campaign

The British Strategy By 1778, British and American combatants in the north were stalemated, and a quick end to the Revolutionary War was doubtful. The British now rekindled a plan for putting down the rebellion by first controlling the southern … Continue reading

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Revolutionary War – Chronology of Events

Chronology of Events Regular type= Crown victory. Bold type= Rebel victory.Italic type= non-confrontational event or non-decisive battle. {ln:Timeline 'Revolutionary War 1777-1783}a detailed timeline, with images Prelude to War 1760 to 1775 1760 King George III ascends to the throne of … Continue reading

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The Battle of Camden

(1780) The battle of Camden, South Carolina was a stunning defeat for the American Army. However the battle of Camden did effectively remove the politically appointed General Hortio Gates, and place the new General Nathaniel Greene, a man Washington had … Continue reading

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THE ORIGINS OF THE FAMILY NAMES of Paris, Parish, Parrish

  From what we read, there are basically two distinct groups of families. The older lines come from ancestors who were from Paris, and made it to England where the letter "h" was added as part of old english. The … Continue reading

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North Carolina Martins

Ancestors of Hubert Munsey Martin  Even though Hubert Martin left North Carolina as a child with his widowed mother, he continued to have contacts with the Martins who stayed in North Carolina, near Hiddenite, in what is now Alexander County, … Continue reading

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