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1861-23 Battle of Blue Mills Landing

Colonel Scott and General David Rice Atchison Season 2 Episode 4 (Published 5/24/15) Website: https://youshouldknowthings.wordpress.com/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/ThingsYSK Google+ Page: https://plus.google.com/u/0/b/116148397258434037141/ My Video Game Let’s Plays: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZxD7TBqM9aZ4RV0lkKctag Research links: I have done a lot of research, here are only a few … Continue reading

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Robert Smalls, ex-slave, sailor, congressman

Robert Smalls, an ex-slave, Union ship captain and congressional leader. A great man in many ways. Season 1 Episode 2 (Published 5/01/15) Website: https://youshouldknowthings.wordpress.com/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/ThingsYSK Google+ Page: https://plus.google.com/u/0/b/116148397258434037141/ My Video Game Let’s Plays: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZxD7TBqM9aZ4RV0lkKctag Research links: • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Smalls • http://www.pbs.org/wnet/african-americans-many-rivers-to-cross/history/which-slave-sailed-himself-to-freedom/ • http://www.robertsmalls.com/history.html … Continue reading

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1861-20 Wilson’s Creek (Aug 8th, 1861)

Wilson’s Creek, August 10, 1861. One of the largest battles of the war up until this point. Season 2 Episode 2 (Published 4/26/15) Website: https://youshouldknowthings.wordpress.com/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/ThingsYSK Google+ Page: https://plus.google.com/u/0/b/116148397258434037141/ My Video Game Let’s Plays: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZxD7TBqM9aZ4RV0lkKctag Research links: I have done … Continue reading

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1861-19 Carthage, MO (July 5th, 1861)

We are starting season 2, Carthage MO on July 5, 1861. Season 2 Episode 1 (Published 4/19/15) Website: https://youshouldknowthings.wordpress.com/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/ThingsYSK Google+ Page: https://plus.google.com/u/0/b/116148397258434037141/ My Video Game Let’s Plays: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZxD7TBqM9aZ4RV0lkKctag Research links: I have done a lot of research, here … Continue reading

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1861-10 Greenbrier River (Oct. 3, 1861)

Welcome to the 10th battle of the Civil War, the battle at Greenbrier River (aka Camp Bartow). Website: https://youshouldknowthings.wordpress.com/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/ThingsYSK Google+ Page: https://plus.google.com/u/0/b/116148397258434037141/ Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qoGZVIm4ofU Research links: I have done a lot of research, here are only a few … Continue reading

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1861-06 Rich Mountain (July 11, 1861)

The Sixth battle, the battle of Rich Mountain. Website: https://youshouldknowthings.wordpress.com/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/ThingsYSK Google+ Page: https://plus.google.com/u/0/b/116148397258434037141/ Youtube Channel Page: http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCSdOsWtlobdBlQQqZNf1wtQ Research links: I have done a  lot of research, here are only a few of the links/reference. The Civil War Battlefield … Continue reading

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1861-04 Philippi (June 3, 1861)

This fourth battle is the first land based battle of the war, sadly it would not be the last. Website: https://youshouldknowthings.wordpress.com/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/ThingsYSK Google+ Page: https://plus.google.com/u/0/b/116148397258434037141/ Youtube Channel Page: http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCSdOsWtlobdBlQQqZNf1wtQ Research links: I have done a  lot of research, here … Continue reading

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1861-02 Sewells Point (May 18-19, 1861)

Welcome to the second battle of the American Civil War. In a desperate bid to secure naval shipyards, the Confederates take over Norfolk naval yard and set up Sewell’s Point. The Union starts probing their defenses. Website: https://youshouldknowthings.wordpress.com/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/ThingsYSKContinue reading

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1861-01 Fort Sumter (April 12-14, 1861)

Here is the first video for my new series on the individual Civil War battles. The series will take the battles themselves and look at them on an individual level. There are about 384 engagements and battles (plus another 10,000+ … Continue reading

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