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Christmas in St. Louis 1861

2011 has been a difficult year for thousands of St. Louisans, as it has been for millions of Americans outside of St. Louis who have seen the companies they worked for close or cut back dramatically on staff. The hopes … Continue reading

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Touring Civil War St. Louis

I spent last Saturday touring St. Louis in the years leading up to, during and soon after the Civil War with a lovely group of people ranging in age from about 10 years to 80. A fascination with the American Civil … Continue reading

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Civil War St. Louis

Around the U.S., large and small communities are making preparations to commemorate the Civil War from 2011 to 2015. The City of St. Louis, which proved critical to the survival of the Union in the War Between the States, is … Continue reading

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