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THE GETTYSBURG DIARY: John Buford, Unsung Hero of Gettysburg (Wednesday, July 1st, 1863)

Some will say that the largest battle of the American Civil War was destined to be fought at Gettysburg in July of 1863. Because many roads led to the small Pennsylvania town, it was an ideal place for all the … Continue reading

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THE GETTYSBURG DIARY: The Eve of Battle (Tuesday, June 30th, 1863)

The day before the opening of the Battle of Gettysburg proved to be rather dramatic for the Confederate and Union forces. Both sides began to marshal their forces, but neither side was ready to risk a general engagement just yet. … Continue reading

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Neal McDonough Joins “To Appomattox” Cast!

The To Appomattox production team just announced that award-winning actor Neal McDonough has joined the cast as Union Major General Joseph Hooker. McDonough is the fourth actor from the acclaimed miniseries Band of Brothers to join the production (following in … Continue reading

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“To Appomattox” Fan Casting, Part Two

Here is the second in our series of fan casting. It is interesting to think about possible choices for certain roles in the upcoming miniseries. Hope you find these as great as we do. General Joseph Hooker: Brent Spiner This … Continue reading

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