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Dennis Brandt

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An independent Civil War researcher and the author of:

From Home Guards to Heroes: The 87th Pennsylvania and its Civil War Community (University of Nebraska Press)

Pathway to Hell: A Tragedy of the American Civil War (Lehigh University Press; paperback: University of Nebraska Press)

Shattering the Truth: The Slandering of Abraham Lincoln

All books available at the York County Historical Trust at 250 E. Market St and online at standard outlets such as All are now available in electronic format.

I have spent nearly forty years in researching the Civil War veterans mostly from south-central Pennsylvania using primary and solid secondary sources. Currently I am working with a university to create an online database of the research I have accomplished.

PLEASE: When contacting me regarding a post, include the Findagrave number of the post to which you are referring. It will speed things up a great deal.

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