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The painful genius of Ambrose Bierce

It must have been twenty-five or even thirty years ago when I first read Ambrose Bierce’s American classic, The Devil’s Dictionary (everyone should own a copy). 1,758 more words

Ambrose Bierce

All In The Family {Part One}

“Or do you not know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit within you, whom you have from God? You are not your own,  for you were bought with a price. 1,550 more words

Outdoors

A Mad, Irregular Book: Dave Powell and the Battle of Chickamauga

By ECW Correspondent Patrick Tintle

With his new book The Chickamauga Campaign: A Mad Irregular Battle: From the Crossing of the Tennessee River Through the Second Day, August 22-September 19, 1863… 787 more words

Books & Authors

Snodgrass Hill...anecdotal lessons

Yesterday in my post on William Rosecrans I wrote about the Confederate break-through of the Federal line in the Battle of Chickamauga and the subsequent saving of the day on Snodgrass Hill by General George Thomas. 551 more words

A To Z Blogging Challenge

William Rosecrans – plugging an imaginary hole

The Civil War Battle of Chickamauga is very familiar to me. I have spent many days on that battlefield. Besides the history it’s also a great place to ride a bike. 549 more words

A To Z Blogging Challenge

The Last to Fall

When Brigadier General Robert Charles Tyler fell near the palisade entrance to the fort bearing his name, he would go down in history as the last Confederate General to die in combat during the American Civil War. 770 more words

Battles

A Rare and Perfect Day of Honor and Reflection

In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “All It’s Cracked Up to Be.” Tell us about a time when everything actually turned out exactly as you’d hoped.

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