Keepin' it Kleen
This song is dedicated to the Union Irish Brigade, which consisted of the 63rd New York Infantry, 69th New York Infantry, 28th Massachusetts Infantry, 116th Pennsylvania Infantry, and 88th New York Infantry regiments. 527 more words
4 weeks ago
Curled up with the Battle of Fredericksburg (the first one)
while nursing cold coffee
on a warm bed one early afternoon in April
of the predawn darkness… 436 more words
2 months, 2 weeks ago
… or four and a half hours of my life I won’t get back.
The impetus for watching this film was actually inspired by St. Patrick’s Day. 2,180 more words
3 months ago
Emerging Civil War
(Part 1 and Part 2 are available for reference.)
The Union Balloon Corps received little recognition for its successes, and many in the military Sevens Days Battles considered them nothing more than entertainment. 427 more words
3 months, 1 week ago
What did President Lincoln have to say to his soldiers after the Battle of Fredericksburg?
We dug into the ECW archives and found Chris Mackowski’s post from 2013 to answer the question. 102 more words
6 months, 1 week ago
As Shelby Foote worked on his massive three-volume narrative of The Civil War, he kept his friend, novelist Walker Percy, in the loop on his progress. 151 more words
6 months, 2 weeks ago
Do you have a favorite military unit from the Battle of Fredericksburg? Why do you admire them?