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My Favorite Historical Person: Changing Favorites?

As we were working on this series and chatting about favorite historical figures, it prompted memories of how my “favorite historical person” has changed through the recent years. 699 more words


On Location: The Site of Leonidas Polk's Death

On June 14, 1864, Confederate Lt. Gen. Leonidas Polk was inspecting Federal movements from atop Pine Mountain when Federal artillery opened fire on him. I went On Location, on the anniversary of Polk’s death, to the spot where he was killed. 94 more words


Site of Leonidas Polk's Death

I’m on location today at the site of Leonidas Polk’s death, which took place on this date in 1864 during the Atlanta Campaign. I’ll have a video posted later once I get to some better Internet, but I thought I would at least share a couple of pictures so that readers could share the moment. 14 more words

Battlefields & Historic Places

Question of the Week: 6/12-6/18/17

Who is YOUR favorite historical person from the Civil War Era?

Tell us your all-time favorite this week…and we’ll break the question into categories for the following week.

Common Soldier

My Favorite Historical (Civil War) Person: An Introduction

We are pleased to introduce our new blog series on Emerging Civil War: My Favorite Historical Person. We asked our members and a few guest authors to share about their favorite person from the Civil War era. 235 more words

Emerging Civil War

Chris Kolakowski: Leadership Makes the Difference on New Year's Eve 1862

We’re two months away from the Fourth Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium at Stevenson Ridge (Aug. 4-6). We’ve asked each of our speakers to share with us a story related to the topic they’ll be presenting as part of our “Great Defenses of the Civil War” line-up. 747 more words