The Face of Charley King

Almost twenty years ago when I was a Boy Scout in troop 51, a member of the Sons of Union Veterans came to us with Charley’s story—how he begged his parents to let him join the army; how family friend Capt. Benjamin Sweney convinced them to let Charley play drums for his Company; how Charley was killed at Antietam; and how to this day the location of his final resting place remains unknown…

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Seeking Submissions: Publish with Brookline

Brookline is looking for stories about Philadelphia and the surrounding area.

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Brookline Books: Coming Soon to a History Shelf Near You

Casemate’s New Brookline Books Imprint Publishing Regional Philadelphia History Casemate is proud to announce our fall book lineup coming out of our newly established imprint, Brookline Books. With our US-office nestled…

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