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George Rowe House

In 2018 the house that George Rowe built will be 190 years old, which by American standards is quite a milestone. The building was originally constructed in 1828 as a Federal style dwelling. Technically, the main building is classified as … Continue reading

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The Poor House

This post is a continuation of my previous post on the area of lower Fredericksburg (click here). One location of interest in my previous post was the John L. Knight’s Poor House and nearby brick yard. Both the Poor House … Continue reading

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Lower Fredericksburg

I have always been interested in finding out how the terrain of Fredericksburg influenced the Battle of Fredericksburg. I begin this research by looking at one area of the city; the lower or southern end. This area of study is … Continue reading

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Donaldsonville Artillery (part 1)

The Donaldsonville Artillery Battery of Louisiana was formed on August 8, 1837. It was mustered into Confederate service in August 1861. Captain Victor Auguste Maurin was the battery commander. The battery participated in most of the engagements of the Army … Continue reading

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Washington Artillery (part 3)

Squires Battery Technically, Squires Battery is the 1st Company of the Washington Artillery of New Orleans. Charles W. Squires began his career with the Washington Artillery at age 19 as the 1st Company’s First Lieutenant. Squires, along with three hundred … Continue reading

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