Armistice Day

On November eleven As all of us knows We signed an armistice With all of our foes And threw off our gas masks We laid down our gun And buried our hatchet Along with the Hun Now eight years have passed Since that glorious day When we signed that armistice That ended the fray And… Continue reading Armistice Day

April 6, 1862

152 years ago today the Battle of Shiloh in the US Civil War began. My great-great grandfather Jacob Kepler fought in the Battle of Shiloh. He was a private in the Company C, 53rd Indiana Infantry. He was one of the older soldiers. He was born in 1820. He served in the Army of the… Continue reading April 6, 1862