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JUNE 15TH, 1864 – APRIL 2ND, 1865 Army of the Potomac and Army of the James. When the Army of the Potomac began the campaign from the Rapidan to the James on May 4, 1864, Gen. Butler, with the Army of the James, … Continue reading

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Battle of Cedar Creek

Cedar Creek, VA 588 Killed 3516 Wounded 1801 Missing or Captured Bri.Gen. Bidwell Killed Bri.Gen. Thornburn Killed   Source: http://www.winchesterva.com/cedarcreek/ My great-great grandfather Alden Boyington Rowe fought in this battle.  He was wounded in the leg by a bullet.   The story … Continue reading

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Alden Boyington Rowe

Alden B. Rowe (my great great grandfather) was many things in his lifetime: A Son, grandson, brother, husband, father, Union Army soldier, a farmer, and a prospector. He was also a grandfather, a woodsman, and a walker. The title ‘walker’ … Continue reading

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