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Civil War Camp Letterman: Caring for Gettyburg's Wounded

Medical Director Jonathan Letterman shipped tents, supplies, and provisions to Adams County—where Gettysburg resides—on the evening of July 1, 1863, the first day of the Battle of Gettysburg. 292 more words

Sandra Merville Hart

Prompt 78: Rewriting history

“Rewrite the Gettysburg Address for today’s audience”

Note: I have to say first and foremost that this felt wrong to do…Lincoln was so eloquent in the words he chose for this speech, and English seems to have been made much baser since then. 486 more words


Living in a Tourist Town

We are always on the move. After doing some research, I found that it is estimated that Americans will move about 10-11 times during their lifetime. 511 more words

More ACW gaming fun from "down under"

Brad Smith writes: “Our Brisbane gaming group commemorated the current anniversary with a 40mm game (on July 1 of course) of Pettigrew/Brockenbrough/Daniel’s afternoon assault towards Seminary Ridge. 235 more words

Civil War Wargaming

Vicksburg - well, first, Grant more broadly - (and an amusing time-traveling sidetrack to Gettysburg)

So I really want to concentrate on Vicksburg but because Vicksburg was really about long, difficult, and seemingly endless preparation and because in that situation the purely personal relationships are key – and because Steve Knott’s Army War College lecture is so good – I’m going to put it up first so that at least I will have it close by to liven up my swamp digging siege stuff. 250 more words

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Season 2: Episode 12 Preview

A preview of our next episode which will air on 8/2/2017