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Another article on Ed Bearss

…this time a lengthier piece on how he got into the battlefield business.  The man is eighty-eight, but his idea of “retirement” from the National Park Service is to work 225 days a year, leading tours of historic sites.  May he live to be 150.

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Ed Bearss’s favorite Civil War books

Ed Bearss is a living legend when it comes to the history of the Civil War, so it was about time somebody asked him to name his favorite books on the subject.  I think his choices were pretty good.  Check it out.

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