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REBEL YELL: One of the Best Books of 2014

A copy of Rebel Yell, the new biography of Stonewall Jackson by S. C. Gwynne, bestselling author of Empire of the Summer Moon, has been making the bookseller rounds. 136 more words

Great Expectations

Rule 31. Don’t expect of others what you won’t do yourself.

I learned this rule early. Somewhere around the age of ten to thirteen I realized how many people in my life were hypocrites, as many people of that age do. 274 more words

Farming The Dream

Stonewall Jackson

Stonewall Jackson (born November 6, 1932) is an American country singer and musician who achieved his greatest fame during country’s “golden” honky tonk era in the 1950s and early 1960s. 10 more words

Most Importantly - The Vinyl

Civil War Days - Near You 2014

There are many Civil War re-enactments left in 2014. We were blessed to go to one last year & I want to pass on some that are coming up. 105 more words


Fredericksburg - Revolutionary & Civil War History

Please bear with me. This trip was from 2011, which doesn’t seem like long ago, but when you do the math, it was over three years ago. 1,119 more words


The Second Battle of Manassas

From August 28-30, 1862, the Second Battle of Manassas (Bull Run) took place in Prince William County, Virginia.The battle between General Stonewall Jackson’s Confederate troops and General Pope’s Union forces resulted in a Confederate victory. 84 more words

Shaping Chancellorsville: Conclusion

The final installment in a series

In 2010, the update to Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park (FSNMP) map denoted for the first time the location of the Day One battlefield even though it lies outside the park boundary. 847 more words

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