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in front of a stone wall

“kill them, sir, kill every wall” – thomas jonathan jackson

ECW Series: "That Furious Struggle"

We’re delighted to announce the upcoming release of the newest book in the Emerging Civil War Series: That Furious Struggle: Chancellorsville and the High Tide of the Confederacy… 456 more words

Books & Authors

Georgia On My Mind - Road Trip Part II: Stone Mountain a Confederate Memorial

My road trip around the state of Georgia continues…


Not far outside of Atlanta is Stone Mountain, the largest exposed granite monolith in the world. 2,056 more words


Philosophizing at Manassas Battlefield Park

I visited Manassas Battlefield Park for the first time this past weekend. It wasn’t exactly what I expected.

I think I had pictured a less open place – as in, a less open experience. 2,086 more words


Rebel Yell: The Violence, Passion, and Redemption of Stonewall Jackson, by SC Gwynne ****

Available in stores September 24, 2014

Gwynne describes his biography of Jackson as an amateur effort, and as such, it is a strong one. He documents meticulously, using both primary documents and highly respected secondary sources. 1,340 more words


A Diplomatic Turning Point ~ Battle of Antietam

Looking out over what is now bucolic rolling farmland, it is inconceivable that on September 17, 1862, the bloodiest one-day battle of the Civil War took place here, the… 302 more words

Our Travels

Turner Ashby Day

On this date in 1862, Confederate Colonel Turner Ashby met his fate at the Battle of Good’s Farm. Ashby’s grandeur so captivated the South that he was compared to a knight, a pirate, and a crusader. 628 more words