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The Battle of Antietam

Who: George B McClellan (Union) vs. Robert E. Lee (Confederacy)

What: The bloodiest single day battle of the Civil War.

Where: Near Sharpsburg, Maryland. 311 more words

American Civil War

David C. Ward: Vivid Images of Civil War Casualties Inspire a Scholar's Inner Muse

Smithsonian Magazine: Antietam is my favorite battlefield because it is still largely unspoiled—it doesn’t have the huge number of memorials that dot Gettysburg and it is more pristine than Chancellorsville and the Wilderness, where roads, shopping malls and housing developments encroach on the sites. 53 more words

Culture

A Tale of Two Paintings and The Falcon Cover

The Falcon, as a few readers guessed before seeing the cover, is George B. McClellan. The falcon cannot hear the falconer, so the poem goes, and it certainly describes McClellan and various and sundry parts of the federal government through 1862.

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Antietam

A Tale of Two Paintings and The Falcon Cover

The Falcon, as a few readers guessed before seeing the cover, is George B. McClellan. The falcon cannot hear the falconer, so the poem goes, and it certainly describes McClellan and various and sundry parts of the federal government through 1862.

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Fiction

Ink Swop

Happy New Year!!!

2015 – How crazy is that?

So I know I have been MIA for a while – but work has been insane… But hopefully i’m back to at least once a week. 416 more words

Ink

Antietam

Lt Colonel John Mason Norvell, my great-uncle,  son of U.S. Senator John Norvell of Michigan,  fought in nearly every major battle in the Civil War.   He  fought in the Battle of Antietam,  one of the bloodiest of the War. 327 more words

American History

Updates

I added another photo (Antietam, MD) and a few mileage milestones. The car has reached 340,000 miles, and is still a few thousand miles from home. 16 more words

Mileage Milestone