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105 articles on Wikipedia.
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Sub-pages:

User:Donner60/Wikipedia article links A few references, links and odds and ends.

User:Donner60/ACW References American Civil War sources from internet (form of references)

User:Donner60/American Civil War bibliography

User:Donner60/AmericanRevolutionBibliography Moved, renamed User:Donner60/Wikipedia style templates.

User:Donner60/Colonial era bibliography. Moved, renamed User:Donner60/Draft of article

User:Donner60/Sandbox

User:Donner60/References

User:Donner60/Wikipedia style links

User:Donner60/Draft of part of Union brevet generals list Moved, renamed User:Donner60/EditCounterOptIn (was a failed effort to opt in to edit counter; subsequently moved substantive Union general section of brevet Union general list from here to offline for editing and reducing; some key information can be found in Union generals list in main article space).

User:Donner60/Krinkle/RTRC - may not be working

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To-do:

Improve Appomattox Campaign article and articles on individual battles of that campaign; four are already satisfactorily covered (as far as I am concerned) although two of those need editing.
Add biographies of notable Civil War officers or other notable persons of that era or railroads existing at that time about whom or which there are no articles.
Improve or expand articles on Civil War battles or biographies which are stubs or need additions or citations.
Add articles on notable smaller battles or engagements of the American Civil War, with concentration on 1864 and 1865 during 2014 and 2015.
American Civil War: Improve West Virginia campaign and individual battles, except Philippi which is already adequately covered.
American Revolution: Improve or expand articles on battles or biographies which are stubs (few) or need additions or citations.
Add or improve or expand biographies for Burgesses of Virginia House of Burgesses.

Occasional DYK reviews and submissions; AfDs; CSDs and a few hours per week of recent changes (anti-vandalism) patrol, including any needed reports to AIV.