Tag Archives: Civil War

Prado success, on to Costa Mesa

We introduced a new “room” to our household at Prado – a wall tent as our bedroom – so our full household now features a kitchen, parlour, children’s play room and bedroom. It was a lot to set up, but … Continue reading

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Friends To Reunite In Costa Mesa

Dear Mrs. Coffin, We are heartily looking forward to visiting with you this upcoming 14th and 15th of May! My sweet Melody has already asked if she will be able to procure the delectable  grapes you frequently have on your … Continue reading

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Troops moving on toward Vista

Dear Mother and Father, I write to allay your fears and to assure you that Caroline and I, Melody and her father, Mrs Marshall and her family, all are safe and the armies have moved on from Prado Park. The … Continue reading

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Troops Seen Massing at Prado Regional Park

My Dearest Husband, Time draws onward and I find myself missing you terribly. I do hope you are keeping well out in the elements with the Army and that my last letter arrived with the blanket intact. Spring is starting … Continue reading

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A letter to our dear cousin

Dearest cousin, Faithful reader, you are so kind to grace these pages again! My simple words and phrasing shall hopefully express all of the sights and sounds to take in during the recent unpleasantness which took place at Huntington Beach, … Continue reading

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Huntington Beach Civil War

Benefiting the Huntington Beach Historical Society, the annual Huntington Beach Civil War Encampment is coming up fast on September 5-6! We are really excited about this as it will be our first time there with our parlour. In the past … Continue reading

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Two movies from El Dorado Civil War Encampment

Having checked the website for WorldVideo.TV, I have discovered two movies that were posted after the Civil War encampment at El Dorado Park in Long Beach.  They have a little bit of everything, civilians, battle, and music. The movies are … Continue reading

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