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Fort George G. Meade: The First 100 Years (Hardcover)
Fort George G. Meade: The First 100 Years is a visually engaging depiction of Fort Meade's century of service to the nation. Using historical essays, personal memories, postcards and news articles, the book chronicles Fort Meade's varied and rich history. The journey starts with the construction of Camp Meade from the ground up, training and shipping Doughboys in WWI, to legendary tales of a young George Patton, Dwight Eisenhower and the first Tank Corps. From Fort Meade's role through the estab
The Death of Capt. Thaddeus Williams
"A Brave and Good Man Had Fallen": The Life and Tragic Death of Captain Thaddeus G. Williams, Co. E, 6th Virginia: Captain Thaddeus G. Williams, Co. E, 6th Virginia, was shot in the head and killed instantly at Jerusalem Plank Road on June 22, 1864. His death and the loss of his home left his wife and children destitute. This is the story of the Williams family.
A Quaker Officer in the Civil War (Hardcover)
When the call went out in 1862 for volunteers for Delaware's 4th Infantry Regiment, a number of men from prominent Quaker families came forward to fight for the Union. Deeply patriotic and strongly opposed to slavery, they served with distinction in some of the later campaigns of the Civil War, from Cold Harbor through Appomattox. Among them was Henry Gawthrop. Commissioned a first lieutenant in Company F, he saw action during the Siege of Petersburg and at the Battle of Five Forks. Fifty years