New Year’s Eve amongst the Ranks

Our service people are still in the Middle East.

Prayers for healing and peace in 2011.

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Today is Friday, December 31, 2010
Today in
U.S. Civil War History

1862 – The Battle of Stones River began in central Tennessee. The battle ended on January 2, 1863, as a victory for the Union General William Rosecrans over Confederate Braxton Bragg.

1862 – Confederate General Nathan Bedford Forrest narrowly escaped capture during a raid in western Tennessee. The raid resulted in Union General Ulysses S. Grant to abandon his first attempt to capture Vicksburg, Mississippi. (Battle of Parker’s Crossroads)

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