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Naseby at the Royal Oak

Excellent (finally) to get a preview of the footage Richard Vobes took at Naseby 370.  This was screened at the Naseby Project’s monthly evening get-together at… 82 more words

English Civil War

More Ed Bearss

If you’ve been following along and paying attention to my blog, you know I’m a huge history fan, especially with regards to the US Civil War. 226 more words


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Wars. Gotta . . .

love ’em. They’ve made the world as it is, and will go on performing that amusing little gigantic function until one World Conqueror sweeps all the marbles (representing nations) up in one hairy paw. 587 more words


NA RR June 2017

Stone Bridge: Manassas National Battlefield Park, Manassas, Virginia. The historic Warrenton Turnpike (modern US 29) crossed Bull Run at the Stone Ridge. It was here that Union artillery fire signaled the opening of the first major land battle of the Civil War on July 21, 1861.

NA RR June 2017 from Alohagreetings

A Letter Home

Stevens Thompson Norvell (1835 -1911) enlisted in the army on January 23, 1858 as a private in Company A 5th U.S. Infantry.

One of his first assignments was as an infantryman in the West; later he would fight with Teddy Roosevelt at San Juan Hill, commanding a unit of Buffalo Soldiers — but that is a story for another time. 468 more words

American History

Raven Song: DP


My posts are weaving in and out of the brightly-coloured ribbons of other writers who attended the recent Feathered Seer weekend. We touch upon common themes; we inspire one another; we anticipate the next ball of thread upon the loom. 442 more words

Creative Writing