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A little town called Shepherdstown

Nestled between Boonsboro, Maryland and Harpers Ferry, West Virginia, lies a small town with a huge variety of restaurants, shops, scenery, and history. This little town is Shepherdstown, West Virginia. 701 more words

Glory III - After Action Report

by Tom Thornsen

Designer:  Richard Berg

Publisher: GMT Games

“Awesome Bob” and I have both had this game in our collections for some time and finally decided to break open the box and try the system.   3,704 more words

Civil War

When General Lee Cried

One of the excitements of writing history comes when one finds a story that’s fresh, new, or hasn’t yet made its way into the accepted secondary literature. 831 more words

Emerging Civil War

Harpers Ferry

Standing on high ground, looking down on the confluence of two historical rivers, I see time splayed out, currents coming at me in two directions. They flow past. 86 more words


Controlled Burn: spring freshening

As luck had it, after a brisk walk at Antietam with friends, there was the most exquisite comntrolled burn being conducted along a field and valley. 364 more words


A View and A Memory

On a recent park training held in Harper’s Ferry, I had the chance, after class, to drive over to Antietam National Battlefield and walk the grounds as the sun set on a crisp autumn day. 620 more words

Battlefields & Historic Places