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Getting ready for CWI

Its been a while since my last post – a long while.

With temps in the 40s and sun nice and bright its getting me in the mood to start thinking about summer and attending the Gettysburg College Civil War Institute this summer. I can’t wait.

With my retirement in June I will be able to spend more time in Gettysburg.

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WhatsApp Messenger: Android + iPhone + Nokia + BlackBerry + Windows Phone

Hey,

I just downloaded WhatsApp Messenger on my Android.

It is a smartphone messenger which replaces SMS. This app even lets me send pictures, video and other multimedia!

WhatsApp Messenger is available for Android, iPhone, Nokia, Windows Phone and BlackBerry and there is no PIN or username to remember – it works just like SMS and uses your internet data plan.

Get it now from http://www.whatsapp.com/download/ and say good-bye to SMS!

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Gettysburg CWI

Working on an overall story from CWI 2012. Just keep watching.

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CWI starts Friday

Pa Memorial

Working on the top of the Pennsylvania Memorial on Wednesday afternoon.

The annual Gettysburg College Civil War Institute will get underway Friday afternoon.

I arrived in Gettysburg on Wednesday and immediately took  my own tour of the battlefield where I came along something I have had never seen before – work being done to the top of the Pennsylvania Memorial.

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Vacation

I am now on vacation. Gettysburg here I came.

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The Wood County Historical Museum Presents: An evening with co-author Joshua Haugh

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From: Ohio civil War 150

Come and hear Mr. Haugh speak about the 21st OVI and their remarkable history. Learn about some of the famous men from the Infantry such as Tom Custer (brother of George Custer) and the men from Andrew’s Raid (the first Medal of Honor recipients). Refreshments will be provided.

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Andrew’s Raid of 1862

Staff report
From Ohio Civil War 150

Join the Greater Toledo Civil War Round Table and the City of McComb to commemorate Andrew’s Raid of 1862. A parade is planned, from the center of town to the cemetery where two raiders are buried, complete with high school band, Civil War re-enactors, fire trucks and community groups. The ceremonies will also include speeches by local dignitaries, memorabilia displays at the McComb Public Library and memorial service.

Location: City of McComb, Ohio

Sponsor: Greater Toledo Civil War Round Table, City of McComb

For more information, please visit  http://www.angelfire.com/oh4/civwar/gtcwrt/index.html

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