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The Boys of Diamond Hill – Capt. Robert Chatham

Tweet It occurred to me recently that I had missed a significant date in The Boys of Diamond Hill that occurred May 29, 1864, this past May 29 marked the 150th anniversary of the combat death of Captain Robert Chatham … Continue reading

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May 28, 1863 – Capt. Robert Chatham to Robert Boyd

Tweet On May 28, 1863 Captain Robert N. Chatham, Thomas’s commanding officer, sent Robert Boyd a letter instructing him how to claim Thomas’s final payment from the Confederate government. This was written a year and a day before this fine … Continue reading

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150 Years Ago – Journey to Corinth, Mississippi

Tweet To read the entries thus far in the Sesquicentennial series for The Boys of Diamond Hill click here. On April 16, 1862, Thomas Boyd wrote his father, Robert Boyd, about the journey of the 19th South Carolina Volunteers from … Continue reading

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