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  Everyone has their special thing. The one activity that never fails to inspire that individual. There is no right or wrong for this choice, it’s entirely dependent on each person’s preference. 641 more words


Letters from a Civil War Soldier

I’ve been working my way through this book lately, a few letters at a time. Nick K. Adams has carefully annotated and edited the one hundred letters that were sent home by his great-great grandfather, David Brainard Griffin, who enlisted as a private in the 2nd Minnesota Volunteers shortly after the start of the Civil War. 477 more words

Civil War

Cherokee Indian Chief Bowles (Duwali) and his tragic quest for land - Shannon Selin

Cherokee Indian Chief Duwali or Di’Wali, also known as John Bowles or Bowl, was born around 1756, possibly in North Carolina. He is thought to have been the son of a Scotch or Scotch-Irish trader and a Cherokee woman. 175 more words

19th Century

My Beautiful South...

Shot in side Inside the D.A. Jewell House, Chickamauga Ga during a lovely wedding summer.

So much unique and amazing history of the people who built the town of Chickamauga. 51 more words

The Chickamauga Study Group - Our March Gathering

Some of you may know that I have been leading a series of focused tours and battle walks at Chickamauga National Military Park every March. What I have taken to calling the CCNMP Study Group has been meeting for approximately 13 years now. 328 more words

Battlefields & Historic Places

Preview: Powell, "The Chickamauga Campaign: Glory or the Grave"

Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock, you’ve at least heard about David A. Powell’s multi-volume study of the Chickamauga Campaign being published by Savas Beatie. 342 more words


Why Garfield?

I bought a book the other day. For me, I could say that almost any day of the year, because, well, I buy a lot of books. 332 more words