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Copperheads--Part 2, by Phil Reader
During the year of 1864, the mountains above the village of Corralitos were a hotbed of pro-secessionist activity. Two separate ... [Read more]

Copperheads--Part 3, by Phil Reader
The next band of Confederate guerrillas to hide out at the mountain camp among the redwoods above Corralitos was the ... [Read more]

The secessionist movement and the civil war that followed divided not only the United states, but every county, township, city, ... [Read more]

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There were now three surviving members of the Cowell family, S. H., Isabella and Helen. None of them had married, and they lived together in various combinations, either at the Cowell mansion on Jackson Street in San Francisco (opposite Lafayette Park), or in the Cowell estate on 22 acres in ..." [More]

Excerpted from The S. H. Cowell Years (1911-1955) by Laurie MacDougall