September 25, 2011

Images, Maps, and a Research Wish List

Prepare for a little bit of a shift away from this month's emphasis
on Quakers, Mennonites, and teetotaling Presbyterians as the
regiment leaves Lancaster for the war's western theater.

CDV of unidentified men from Reading (vws)

As schoolwork has prevented me of late from posting on my treasure trove of news items about Col. Hambright's regiment from September 1861, please browse some of the static pages which have been recently published or updated:
 Expect to see a couple more posts over the next two weeks about highlights from the recruiting process, but once the regiment leaves for the seat of war I'll fast forward to catch up with them.  Two weeks and counting until Elias H. Witmer's first letter to the Daily Evening Express...

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