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The Big Basin, by Eloise J. Roorbach
Our forest reserves are becoming more and more appreciated - not only because of their invaluable usefulness, but for their ... [Read more]

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PART 2: TOM POOLE, CONFEDERATE GUERRILLA

CONFEDERATE GUERRILLAS IN SANTA CRUZ COUNTY

During the year of 1864, the mountains above the village of Corralitos were a hotbed of pro-secessionist activity. Two separate bands of Confederate guerrillas bivouacked and trained in the rugged Loma Prieta area. Nearby ranchers, in ..." [More]

Excerpted from Copperheads--Part 2 by Phil Reader