Monthly Archives: December 2015

Gazette665’s 2015 Year In Review

It’s the last day of 2015, and it’s a great time to look back at the highlights of the year. So here’s a review of what was new or successful this year on Gazette665: New Stuff in 2015 Blue, Gray … Continue reading

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5 Things You Didn’t Know About Union Blue

Move over, Confederate Gray! This week we explore some details about Union blue. Before we start, though, let’s clarify – the guys in blue during the American Civil War were almost always from the Northern states. (Unless it was the … Continue reading

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“This Is Christ The King…”

Merry Christmas from Gazette665! Since Christmas happens to be on a Friday this year (2015), I’ve decided to go ahead and publish the next blog post in our holiday series “You’re Singing History.” (Don’t worry – I wrote this ahead … Continue reading

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5 Things You Didn’t Know About “Confederate Gray”

I’ve lost count of how many times I’ve explained the over-simplified rule that during the Civil War the Confederates (AKA – guys from the South, good guys, bad guys depending on your point of view) wore gray and the Union … Continue reading

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“Deck The Halls” – Translated

A few weeks ago I was looking through a Christmas music book with a young child. This child – we’ll call her Mary (that’s not her real name so don’t worry) – turned the page and found the old Christmas … Continue reading

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You Mean They Didn’t All Wear Uniforms?

I’ll admit if I was an internet search engine and you gave me the keywords “Civil War man”, I’d probably send you a bunch of photos, paintings, and sketches of soldiers. It’s just what we tend to think of. You … Continue reading

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