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About LoyaltyOfDogs

Our unique souvenirs and gifts honor the faithful dogs of the American Civil War to support animal rescue. Our donation total to date: $3,480. (updated 10/27/19) Learn more at http://www.LoyaltyOfDogs.com.

A sorrowful homecoming for Capt. Hostetter, 34th IL Infantry, and his dog

One morning after the Battle of Atlanta, as he led a reconnaissance party, Capt. Amos W. Hostetter of Company I, 34th Illinois Infantry, was shot and mortally wounded by Confederate sharpshooters hidden in nearby woods. “The captain was held in … Continue reading

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