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“There, conspicuous in the light of the conflagration, lay the dead body of a woman—the white face turned upward, the hands thrown out and clutched full of grass, the clothing deranged, the long dark hair in tangles and full of clotted blood. 96 more words


Political Discourse, 1880s style:

A friend sent me this, which was published in the Robinson (IL) Argus, July 15, 1880:

Ed Harlan, in his speech here at the Hancock (Wm Scott) ratification meeting made the statement that Gen.

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Battlefields & Historic Places

The Chickamauga Battlefield at Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park

Chickamauga Battlefield Visitors Center

I have been wanting to check out the Chickamauga Battlefield for a while now, so when I had a chance recently I drove through the Park to check it out.   364 more words

National Parks

“They were men. They crept upon their hands and knees. They used their hands only, dragging their legs. They used their knees only, their arms hanging idle at their sides. 148 more words


Just when you think it’s bad, it suddenly gets so much worse

Reading Journal

Longstreet Goes West: Conclusions

James Longstreet’s time in the Western Theater has by and large, not garnered accolades. The prevailing western-centric view casts him as a haughty eastern interloper, come to further his own ambitions at Bragg’s expense. 1,245 more words

Emerging Civil War

Chickamauga and Resaca in March 2017

Dear readers,

Some of you may know that every year I organize a two-day tour in March, to Chickamauga. This year, the dates are March 10-11, 2017. 56 more words

Emerging Civil War