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From Waterloo to Cemetery Ridge

As the 152d Anniversary of Gettysburg passes into the rearview mirror, I cannot help but

also note the juxtaposition of last month’s Bicentennial of Waterloo. Both of these battles are among the most discussed and debated events in military history. 271 more words

Battles

ECW Weekender: The First White House of the Confederacy

While the White House of the Confederacy in Richmond has been swallowed up by Virginia Commonwealth University’s medical complex, the First White House of the Confederacy… 190 more words

Battlefields & Historic Places

Question of the Week: June 8, 2014

At Shiloh, Albert Sidney Johnston put himself in harm’s way trying to redeem a reputation bruised by the fall of forts Henry and Donelson two month’s earlier. 111 more words

Leadership--Confederate

Day Two: Montgomery

Part five in a series

Jefferson Davis is standing in the rain. Had he been on the front portico of the Alabama State Capitol in the spot where he’d been swore in, he’d have been protected, but that’s not the most practical spot for a bronze statue. 715 more words

Battlefields & Historic Places

The Curmudgeon, The Eccentric, and the “Norse God”: How Three Men Impacted the Battle of Gettysburg: Part Eight

Part eight in a series.

Sweeping the 11th Corps

For the last few hours George Doles four Georgia regiments had done little more than skirmish with the men of the 11th Corps. 694 more words

Battles

The Curmudgeon, The Eccentric, and the “Norse God”: How Three Men Impacted the Battle of Gettysburg: Part Seven

Part Seven in a Series

Lee’s Bad Old Man Takes the Field:

At the outset of the Chancellorsville Campaign, Major General Jubal A. Early was the junior ranking division commander in Lee’s army. 901 more words

Battles

The capture of Jefferson Davis, part Two

After his meeting with Colonel Henry Harnden of the 1st Wisconsin on May 9th, Lieutenant Colonel Benjamin Pritchard took his 4th Michigan troopers to Abbeville Georgia. 1,585 more words

Emerging Civil War