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Col. William Colville

Forestville native and Gettysburg legend

July 7, 2013

At the climax of one of the most ferocious days of fighting in the history of our nation, 262 Minnesotans stood between an enemy nearly eight times its size and – arguably – the defeat of the Union......

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HVANCDY

Jul-08-13 2:42 PM

History can and is often FABRICATED - Go to Fort Niagara and wear your hip boots.

Real modern day Standouts include : Wendy Davis Barack Obama Bill CLINTON James Hoffa JR.

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Rodrickson

Jul-07-13 4:11 PM

Riveting.

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225522

Jul-07-13 11:26 AM

A hero can emerge from anywhere. When duty calls many have answered.

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jaycee

Jul-07-13 11:07 AM

Great history lesson of a local hero.

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SmallTownSmallMind

Jul-07-13 10:21 AM

Nice job TC. Great article about a hero from our own backyard.

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whynot14048

Jul-07-13 9:13 AM

Obama wouldn't be messing up the country

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Steiner

Jul-07-13 8:33 AM

what a great article. Full of examples and history. A great hero in Colville against the tyrannical confederates. Just think if there were no people like him back then. What would life under confederate rule be like ?

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