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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

Stonewall's Birthday

I hear the sound of furniture sliding across the living room carpet, but it stops in time for my daughter to hear my footsteps coming down the hallway from the kitchen. 467 more words

Memory

Thomas J. Jackson's Values

Recently, I heard someone talking about “values”…but I was frustrated because he did not define what his values were. He was speaking in broad, generalized terms which may be interpreted as one chooses. 628 more words

American Civil War

QUOTE (Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson) - Jan 21

“You wish to know how to come to God; so as to have your sins forgiven, and to receive “the inheritance which is incorruptible and undefiled, and that fadeth not away.” Now my dear sister the way is plain: the savior says in Mark XVI chapter, 16th verse “He that believeth and is baptized shall be saved.” But you may ask what is it to believe. 253 more words

Christianity

"What If Jackson had Survived His Wounding?"

I get the question all the time: “What if Stonewall Jackson hadn’t been shot?”

When people ask that question, what they really want to know is “What would he have done at Gettysburg?” My answer is always “He would have never made it to Gettysburg.” (You can see an in-depth answer… 635 more words

Personalities

A Cacophony of Days

It’s a busy day in Virginia . . . . well, for some people at least.

State employees are on holiday today and on Monday, too, so they may be less busy than usual. 948 more words

Culture