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Sally Douglas's article on the Douglases of Bonjedward and Timpendean is now available as a flip book.
Added by William Douglas on April 28, 2011 at 10:00 — No Comments
Portraits of Countess Luigia Douglas Scotti d'Adda are available on many sites across the internet.
But who is she?
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Added by William Douglas on April 14, 2011 at 18:27 — No Comments
Old Douglas was the mascot of Company A, of the 43rd Mississippi Infantry.
The idea of U.S. military camels was the brainchild of Jefferson Davis. In 1855, when he was Secretary of War for President Franklin Pierce, he arranged for the formation of a Camel Corps near San Antonio.
Davis surmised camels would be better equipped to carry supplies in the western deserts than horses or mules. He also thought camels would be of more use on southern farms than…
Added by William Douglas on April 14, 2011 at 14:41 — No Comments