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Question of the Week: 1/16-1/22/17

With some states celebrating Lee/Jackson Day this month, we thought it would be a good time to ask the question…

Who’s leadership style do you think was best? Lee or Jackson?

Leadership--Confederate

Stonewall Jackson's Last Words

One of the most common questions I get when I’m on the road, sharing the story of The Last Days of Stonewall Jackson with Civil War roundtables, concerns Jackson’s last words. 670 more words

Memory

Question of the Week: 12/19-12/25/16

If you could spend the holidays at a Civil War headquarters or encampment, whose would you choose? Why?

Emerging Civil War

In Memory of Stonewall's Mother

On this date in 1831, seven-year-old Thomas Jonathan Jackson lost his mother.

Julia (Jackson) Woodson was thirty-three years old and had suffered for yours from a pulmonary ailment that turned out to be tuberculosis. 343 more words

Leadership--Confederate

“General Magruder, why did you attack?”

Today, we’re pleased to welcome guest author Doug Crenshaw. Doug, a volunteer with Richmond National Battlefield, is at work on books for the Emerging Civil War Series about the Peninsula Campaign and the Seven Days’ Battles. 1,256 more words

Battles

Shenandoah Valley Campaigns and The Importance of Luck

Part One

With the month of October behind us, I think back on the topic of my first co-publication, Bloody Autumn, the Shenandoah Valley Campaign of 1864. 711 more words

Battlefields & Historic Places

Question of the Week: 10/10-10/16/16

“Victories are not always measured by comparative losses. It is the effect on the enemy’s plans and future strategy which is the ultimate criterion.” (Major General S. 17 more words

Emerging Civil War