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North Carolina-Civil War Monument-August 28

North Carolina People, Places, and Things-August 28

I am the dad to five adult children. As they were growing up I attempted to remind them they were special and to implore them to learn something new. 181 more words

North Carolina

Longstreet goes West, Part One: Machiavellian or Misunderstood?

Confederate General James Longstreet remains one of the war’s most controversial figures. Detractors see him as a scheming subordinate whose ambition overreached his talents; supporters hail him as a clear-sighted realist who understood the changes in warfare better than most of his contemporaries, and who tried to change with the times. 612 more words

Battlefields & Historic Places

Famous Quotes

What is a famous quote? It is when a person says something, and it is recorded and constantly repeated, and a lot of people know about it. 288 more words

Important Event

Happy 200th, General Thomas

200 years ago this weekend George H. Thomas was born in Southampton County, Virginia. The link below is an appreciation of Thomas I did in 2014. 9 more words


Confessions from Chickamauga: “Taking Chattanooga is as important as taking Richmond.”

Emerging Civil War is pleased to welcome guest author Hunter S. Jones

Although I’d visited the Chickamauga Park my entire life, I knew next to nothing about the actual battle. 1,764 more words

Battlefields & Historic Places

A Review of Liddell's Record

Today, we are pleased to welcome back guest author Sean Michael Chick

Some of my favorite works of history and literature are military memoirs. Every few months I read some of the classics: … 1,139 more words

Emerging Civil War

William Lytle: the poet-warrior

William H. Lytle was a man of many talents. He was a well-educated lawyer, politician, and soldier; however, it was Lytle’s poetry that made him famous prior to the outbreak of the Civil War. 424 more words

Civil War