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Daily Posts: 12/15/14-12/19/14

I have been really lazy about posting! I have delayed my posts because I wanted to dump my photos. I will do that, but I want to go ahead and post some of the events from the past few days. 422 more words

Social Events

PTSD and the American Civil War

Tony Horwitz: One hundred and fifty years later, historians are discovering some of the earliest known cases of post-traumatic stress disorder

In the summer of 1862, John Hildt lost a limb. 148 more words

War

Kevin Weddle Discusses Antietam

This is Kevin Weddle, a professor at the Army War College, speaking to a distance learning class on the strategic implications of the Battle of Antietam before they go on a staff ride to the battlefield.  39 more words

Videos

Yo La Tengo getting 'Extra 'Painful' at The Town Hall this week

You can never be sure which Yo La Tengo you’ll see when you go to a show.

The cult-favorite indie rock band is a chameleonic act whose sound can careen from gentle, rhythmic folk rock to noisy guitar freakout to cover-band-style garage rock and back again — sometimes all in the same set. 161 more words

Music

To Antietam Creek: The Maryland Campaign

Here’s Scott Hartwig delivering an outstanding presentation on the opening stages of the Maryland Campaign of 1862 based on his book, To Antietam Creek.  He takes us up to the opening of the Battle of Antietam.  177 more words

Videos

Power Post

We had a four day weekend last weekend and I still haven’t caught-up….so I am going to do a “power post” before the next one rolls around! 668 more words