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From the Ashes!

If you have been following this blog, you may have noticed the name change or had difficulty trying to find it. I didn’t want to change it for fearing of losing the few that I had, but I needed the blog name to match the website name. 631 more words


SEPTEMBER 17: Bugler makes music with cannon fire

Above: FallenĀ soldiers and a battered church after the Battle of Antietam. Photo by Alexander Gardner.

ON THIS DATE in 1862, fifteen-year-old Union bugler John Cook unleashed cannon fire on the Confederates during the Civil War Battle of Antietam. 109 more words

Coming Up This Weekend

This weekend C-SPAN 3 will be airing the first of the Emerging Civil War Symposium lectures from this past August. On Saturday, at 6 PM & 10 PM, Eric Wittenberg’s lecture about the Battle of Trevilian Station will air. 69 more words

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