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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

Quotes

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

The Year in Review 2016: #9

In August, Dave Powell kicked off an extended series about Lt. Gen. James Longstreet, the “Old Warhorse” of Robert E. Lee, who went west to aid in the ailing Confederate effort in Tennessee. 64 more words

Emerging Civil War

"FOR HATE IS STRONG AND MOCKS THE SONG": A CIVIL WAR CHRISTMAS CAROL

I love Christmas carols and I would have a hard time choosing my favorite, but as a historian—and a specialist on the American Civil War, particularly—I have always been deeply moved by… 750 more words

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