Monthly Archives: June 2016

An Undistinguished Civil War Regiment Deconstructed

When first looking at the history of Rev. McNair’s 31st New Jersey Regiment, one notices that they are only remarkable in that their nine months of military life passed without a major battle or an interesting story to tell. Even … Continue reading

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Chaplains in the Civil War

I have been researching the experience of Chaplains in the Civil War for my book on Rev. John McNair and have learned some interesting facts about what Chaplains experienced. There were 30 chaplains serving in the Army before the war … Continue reading

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