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Serenity Now: Civil War battlefield at Antietam

SHARPSBURG, Md. (AP) — Unimaginable violence once raged across the landscape of Antietam. Now, the sweeping hills and meadows whisper peace.


In this Nov. 6, 2011, photo, cattle graze on a field at Antietam National Battlefield in Sharpsburg, Md., in a serene setting once wracked by violence in the bloodiest one-day battle on U.S. 793 more words

The Civil War in my life

Longtime Strawfoot readers will recognize this post. I wrote it on September 17, 2012 for the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Antietam. I reposted it again on July 1st 2013 for the sesquicentennial of the first day’s fighting at Gettysburg. 1,228 more words


How He is a Bridge

I fell big time for one of those videos that floats around Facebook.

A little boy and a little girl stand on a ledge, or perhaps it’s a very high sidewalk.  465 more words


The Civil War Shawl

Today I have a new pattern available for immediate download/purchase! It’s my first knit pattern in quite awhile and I am incredibly happy with how it came out! 364 more words


From Cherbourg, France to St. Albans, Vermont - 15 Underappreciated and Forgotten Sites of the Civil War

Smithsonian: In April 1865, America was a different place from what it had been just four years before. Atlanta: burned. Richmond: burned. Chambersburg, Pennsylvania: burned. Swaths of the South were scissored with trenches and abatis and pocked with shell holes. 135 more words


Photo-a-day: Forgive

This last week has been a whirlwind. Patients, families, meetings, charting, phone calls, and driving over 750 miles. And that’s just for starters.

The reason I logged all those miles was to attend a committee review of my application to be recognized as a Board-Certified Chaplain through the… 477 more words