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A Summer at FredSpot: Far More Than Answering Phones and Getting Coffee

This post is part of a series featuring behind-the-scenes dispatches from our Pohanka Interns on the front lines of history this summer as interpreters, archivists, and preservationists.  609 more words

Public History

More Absurdity

The Confederacy is still under attack across the country, and it doesn’t seem to be letting up. Now, Sons of Confederate Veterans’ camp signs are being taken down. 326 more words

Road Trip #18 - Stonewall Jackson and Robert E Lee

It was “Unlucky 13” for the thirteenth day of our road trip.  All the plans we had for the day were dispensed with and we scrambled to make new plans for two reasons: the avoidance of any more car sickness and the weather. 1,677 more words

Lessons in Bravery from Stonewall Jackson

He was a man of few words but could inspire many.

Stonewall Jackson was the most famous general of the Confederate Army in the Civil war, second only to Robert E Lee. 663 more words

Leading A Better Life

The Awakening

Excerpt from An Eternity of Four Years

In that September of 1862, the giddy victories of the year before had given way to the soul-numbing realities of a brutal and bloody war. 827 more words

Catahoula Books

Yonder Stands Jackson Beyond Reproach

This post is part of a series featuring behind-the-scenes dispatches from our Pohanka Interns on the front lines of history this summer as interpreters, archivists, and preservationists.  861 more words

Public History

1861: "Like A Stonewall"

“There stands Jackson like a stonewall! Rally behind the Virginians. Let us determine to die here, and we will conquer. Follow me.”

General Barnard Bee, July 21, 1861 610 more words

American Civil War