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The Civil War Trust announced on February 10th, that they have been able to secure 30 additional acres of land at Chickamauga and an additional 12 acres in Chattanooga. Bringing the total to 141 acres saved at Chickamauga and 106 in Chattanooga.
While doing some research today. I stumbled across a used used copy of Leland Thornton’s book, “When Gallantry Was Commonplace.” Current price being asked is $155 but it is out of print. 5boros Books *We are in no way affiliated with the seller. We are simply passing along the information we found.
Sturgis Journal – Monument for 11th Michigan Infantry rededicated at site of Camp Tilden
Leland Thornton is the author of “When Gallantry was Commonplace” and foremost authority on the Michigan 11th during the Civil War. He was the keynote speaker during the rededication of the monument in White Pigeon, MI commemorating the location of Camp Tilden where the regiment trained. Professor Thornton has taught history at Glen Oaks Community College, Centreville, Michigan, for the last twenty-five years. He completed his undergraduate work at Ohio State University and has Masters Degrees from Michigan State University and Western Michigan University.