May 2014

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The Greenbrier Resort

The Greenbriar is a National Historic Landmark in White Sulphur Springs, West Virgina, as well as a magnificent world-renown golf resort that traces its historic roots back to 1778.  Although the Greenbrier golf courses were built many years after the Civil War, this great old hotel which was originally constructed around the healing springs has quite a military history which has impacted tens of thousands of veterans.  The golf history of this remarkable golf resort is fascinating, but on this Memorial Day weekend, we'll focus on its military service.

During the Civil War, the hotel served as a headquarters for both the Union and the Confederate armies but obviously not at the same time. You may remember that West

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