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Georgian prince in the American civil war

At the outbreak of the American civil war a considerable number of foreign military men offered their military service to Lincoln and the Union. Among them were officers from Russian Empire: Vladimir Magazinoff and some other sailors visiting America deserted the Tsar’s ships to enlist in the New York artillery and other units of the North. 701 more words

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

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