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The Northern Lights

Many authors of fact and fiction about the Battle of Fredericksburg have written about the startling appearance of the aurora borealis, or Northern Lights, in the sky the bitterly cold night of Sunday, Dec. 14, 1862, when the battlefield below … Continue reading

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