Monthly Archives: February 2018

A Union Girl In The South 05: Dora Miller’s Civil War Diary, Jan 28, 1861

This is the second part of Dora Miller’s Civil War diary entry for January 28, 1861. Here’s the first entry for this date. How Southern Churches Adapted to Secession On this Monday Dora took note in her diary of a … Continue reading

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A Union Girl In The South 04: Dora Miller’s Civil War Diary, Jan 28, 1861

When Dora Miller published her Civil War diary in the 1880s, she changed or obscured the names of the people she talked about, since many of them were still alive at the time. One of those people was a young … Continue reading

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