1861-04 Battle of Philippi (June 3, 1861)

This fourth battle is the first land based battle of the war, sadly it would not be the last.

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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:
Wikipedia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Philippi_%28West_Virginia%29
about.com Military History: http://militaryhistory.about.com/od/civilwarintheeast/p/American-Civil-War-Battle-Of-Philippi.htm
Civil War 150th: The Philippi races: http://militaryhistory.about.com/b/2011/06/03/civil-war-150th-the-philippi-races.htm
historynet.com: http://www.historynet.com/battle-of-philippi
West Virginia Tourism: http://www.wvtourism.com/minisites/civilwar.aspx
HistoryofWar.org: http://www.historyofwar.org/articles/battles_philippi.html
Britannica.com: http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/456345/Battle-of-Philippi

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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