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"The gravesite of the left arm of General Stonewall Jackson - After General Jackson's arm was amputated nearby at the Wilderness Tavern, his doctor, Hunter McGuire didn't feel that it was appropriate for the General's arm to be buried in a mass grave with other amputated  limbs, so he took the arm, and brought it to his   family's home nearby and had it buried in the  family plot."

"The gravesite of the left arm of General Stonewall Jackson - After General Jackson's arm was amputated nearby at the Wilderness Tavern, his doctor, Hunter McGuire didn't feel that it was appropriate for the General's arm to be buried in a mass grave with other amputated limbs, so he took the arm, and brought it to his family's home nearby and had it buried in the family plot."

Dancy-Polk house; Decatur, Alabama. One of 3 structures still standing after the Battle Of Decatur in 1864. This is the oldest structure in Decatur as well.

Dancy-Polk house; Decatur, Alabama. One of 3 structures still standing after the Battle Of Decatur in 1864. This is the oldest structure in Decatur as well.

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This home was one of four structures that were left standing after the Battle of Decatur [AL]  in October 1864 during the Civil War. The home survived the ravages of the battle including occupation by Union troops.  Built in 1829, by Colonel Francis Dancy. The home later passed to his granddaughter Lavinia Dancy-Polk. she used it as a boarding house after her husband, Dr. Thomas Polk passed away. (collection Morgan County Archive)

This home was one of four structures that were left standing after the Battle of Decatur [AL] in October 1864 during the Civil War. The home survived the ravages of the battle including occupation by Union troops. Built in 1829, by Colonel Francis Dancy. The home later passed to his granddaughter Lavinia Dancy-Polk. she used it as a boarding house after her husband, Dr. Thomas Polk passed away. (collection Morgan County Archive)

The library at Gregg-Hamilton, Christmas 2014.  The library features flame mahogany empire furniture, along with the owners collection of Civil War volumes.

The library at Gregg-Hamilton, Christmas 2014. The library features flame mahogany empire furniture, along with the owners collection of Civil War volumes.

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