A collection of historical and genalogical records
Much of the Douglas Archives are built on the contributions of visitors to the website, whether they are providing new information or correcting existing entries. I welcome these, ever mindful of the advice I was given 35 years ago: GIGO, garbage in, garbage out.
So, if I don't understand something I will query it to ensure what finally goes onto the page is correct.…Continue
Hobart Town Courier Saturday 25 September 1830
Black Line Dispossession of Indigenous Tribes
GOVERNMENT ORDER. No. 10.
Colonial Secretary's Office, Sept., 1830.
4. Major Douglas will, on the seventh of October cause the following chain of posts to be occupied ; viz :—From the Coast near St. Patrick's Head, to the source of the St. Paul's River, and by that River and the South Esk, to Epping Forest, and Campbell Town. This line being…
I was researching Camp Douglas, in Chicago, when I came across this story.
During the Siege of Vicksburg, Federal snipers targeted and killed the camel for sport. The grief stricken men of the "Camel Regiment" used their own sniper teams to kill the offending Federal…Continue
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