1861-02 Sewells Point (May 18-19, 1861)

Welcome to the second battle of the American Civil War. In a desperate bid to secure naval shipyards, the Confederates take over Norfolk naval yard and set up Sewell’s Point. The Union starts probing their defenses.

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Research links:
I have done a  lot of research, here are only a few of the links/reference.
The Civil War Battlefield Guide (Second Edition) by Frances H. Kennedy

Internet Links:
Battle of Sewell’s Point http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Sewell%27s_Point
CWSAC Battle Summaries: http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/va001.htm
Civil War Album: http://www.civilwaralbum.com/misc7/sewells_point1.htm
Civil War Wiki: http://civilwarwiki.net/wiki/Battle_of_Sewell%27s_Point
My Civil War: http://www.mycivilwar.com/battles/610528.html
American Civil War Blog: http://www.mycivilwar.com/battles/610528.html
Find a Grave (Col Peyton H. Colquitt): http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=8092571

The intro/exit sound is from: https://archive.org/details/1360121

W.F. Hooley performs Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg address delivered more than 35 years earlier at the dedication of the cemetery at Gettybsburg in 1863, built to house the dead from one of the bloodiest battles of the Amercian Civil War. This Hooley recording was recorded in New York by E. Berliner’s Gramophone , 1898 September 21 – housed at the Library of Congress – http://memory.loc.gov/cgi-bin/query/r?ammem/berl:@field(NUMBER+@band(berl+136012))

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Artist/Composer: E. Berliner’s Gramophone
Date: 1898
Keywords: Gettysburg address; Abraham Lincoln; recording

Creative Commons license: Public Domain Mark 1.0

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