Monthly Archives: June 2012

A tale of two brothers from Monroe, Michigan in the Civil War: Thomas W. Goodenough and George W. Brown

As a boy, I grew up hearing stories from my grandmother about her uncle, Thomas W. Goodenough, who had served and died during the Civil War. My grandmother told me that he had been “killed and buried at Antietam,” and … Continue reading

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First Civil War Stories Submitted

The first of the CIVIL WAR stories has been submitted by Mr. Neil Macdonald. It is about two brothers from Monroe, Michigan in the Civil War. Thomas W. Goodenough and George W. Brown who served together in the 7th Michigan … Continue reading

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Lincoln Gives Address

Abraham Lincoln (Fred Priebe) delivering his Gettysburg Address at the Monroe Civil War Monument dedication this past Memorial Day weekend. May 27, 2012. Thank you to Mr. Jim Dunham for the photo. This photo has been added to the page … Continue reading

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