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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


The Affable Archie Botts

Emerging Civil War is pleased to welcome guest author Frank Jastrzembski

Nestled in the Shockoe Hill Cemetery of Richmond, Virginia, is a discolored marker with a heartfelt epitaph that reads: 797 more words


Civil War Cookin': Don't Cry...It's Just An Onion

Onions. They add great flavor to holiday foods, but they aren’t fun to cut and chop. I usually end up a crying mess…and – oh joy – either my mom or I will have to chop the onions for stuffing and casseroles today! 624 more words

Emerging Civil War

This is NOT Conserving History!

Recently, in Charlottesville, Virginia, the Blue Ribbon Commission on Race, Memorials and Public Spaces recommended that statues in the city of Robert E. Lee and Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson remain in place. 414 more words

American Civil War Biographies Top Ten Booklist

On April 9, 1865, Robert E. Lee surrender his Army of Northern Virginia to Union General Ulysses S. Grant at Appomattox Courthouse, effectively ending the American Civil War. 138 more words


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

A Reflective Sunday at Bull Run

Friends of Padre Steve’s World,

As I mentioned yesterday we have been on the outskirts of Washington DC attending a get together of Papillon dogs and their loyal human companions. 648 more words