Monthly Archives: April 2012

After Shiloh

After the Battle of Shiloh, Major General Henry W. Halleck, commander of Union forces in the West, was so upset at Grant’s performace¬†and¬†the awful casualties at Shiloh, assumed field command and put Major General George H. Thomas in command of … Continue reading

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Music in the Air

My idea is that there is music in the air, music all around us; the world is full of it, and you simply take as much as you require. ~ Edward Elgar As we look forward to the sunshine and … Continue reading

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Preservation Week 2012: Pass It On!

It is Preservation Week, when libraries and archives highlight information on how to preserve our personal and shared collections. Are you curious about how to properly store family treasures, such as letters, photographs, scrapbooks, books, and textiles? Check out some … Continue reading

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