Category Archives: Elmira

Secession News & Political Perspective

Author’s Note: Even today, the political landscape of the American Civil War can evoke extremely strong feelings and reactions. The purpose of this post is to relate to the reader what the citizens of Elmira were experiencing based on extant … Continue reading

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A Traveler’s Tour of Elmira, NY

Picture provided courtesy of the Chemung Valley History Museum.   Fellow Travelers, Welcome to early 1861 in Elmira , NY. You have just disembarked from the Elmira & Williamsport Railroad cars and are about to take a whirlwind tour of … Continue reading

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