Category Archives: Military History

Black Sheep Sunday – An Interesting Discovery…

Originally posted on Caroline's Chronicles:
https://carolineschroniclesblog.wordpress.com/ Photo by Miguel Á. Padriñán on Pexels.com I’ve been trying to find some of the resources I’ve been missing for my 3x Great Grandparents, Mark Wood and Elizabeth Cope – one of these…

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Golden Eagle Statue that Disappeared in 1992 Returned to Cambridge American Cemetery

As reported on https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2018/07/06/mystery-golden-eagle-stolen-25-years-ago-britains-us-war-cemetery/, a golden eagle statue that was stolen in 1992 from atop a flag pole has been returned. You can view interment information about who is buried in the cemetery several places: https://www.findagrave.com/cemetery/1896890/cambridge-american-cemetery-and-memorial; https://billiongraves.com/cemetery/Cambridge-American-Cemetery-and-Memorial/148369; and https://abmc.gov/cemeteries-memorials/europe/cambridge-american-cemetery (general … Continue reading

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Historian Ed Bearss Throws Out First Pitch

If you notice the background on my blog, specifically this part, you may wonder why I chose it. There’s a reason and the reason it tied to the individual, Ed Bearss, that is the focus of this blog post. I … Continue reading

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Shipwreck Website

Here is one of the largest shipwreck websites, https://wrecksite.eu/, out there. According to the website, they are the largest (their words, not mine so if you have an issue with their claim, please take it up with them, not me). It … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday America

From https://www.archives.gov/founding-docs/declaration-transcript although there are numerous other places that have this information. In Congress, July 4, 1776. The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America, When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people … Continue reading

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Henry Breault, First Submariner to Receive the Medal of Honor

Updated July 4, 2018 with a note at the bottom mentioning a pier being named for him. I am working on a long blog post trying to find all 52 of the memorials dedicated to the World War II submarines … Continue reading

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Fold3 Free Access To Some Revolutionary War Collections July 1 – 15 2018

Note: It is not all Fold3 records as some have mentioned in various Facebook groups. It’s only the Revolutionary War Collections. People assume it’s all records are free because they didn’t read the restrictions. Ancestry is offering limited free access … Continue reading

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