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Clint Schemmer writes about history, heritage preservation and the American Civil War.  On Facebook: Past is Prologue  On Twitter: @prologuepast  ContactEmail Clint or call 540/374-5424.

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Finding a Surprise About Slaves’ Names

Over at his Interpretive Challenges blog, Emmanuel Dabney writes of some interesting, fresh–and potentially consequential–research by a Fredericksburg-area historian:

“I admire the Superintendent of Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park, Russ Smith for much of the work he supports his staff doing. He also does a lot of outreach himself in the Fredericksburg area and he also does research and shares that with the public.

“I encourage you to check this post here.”

Ditto.

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