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A Place for Historical Fiction: Savas Beatie Tests the Waters

Really? Savas Beatie published a novel? No way!

. . . and then I talked to publisher Ted Savas. The following is an interview concerning the publication of… 1,050 more words


1862-11 Battle of New Bern NC

Battle of New Bern NC
March 14th 1862

We are back for 1862 with a small battle in Hancock Maryland and a return of the one and only Stonewall Jackson. 197 more words


The Picture Over the Door: N. C. Wyeth Illustrates the Civil War

Growing up, our neighbors had a print hung over the door that led into the hallway of their brick bungalow in Oklahoma City. I was pretty young, and not very tall, but I could see the image in the old, dark frame well enough to know that it was a man on horseback, facing to my right. 432 more words


DISD Board Votes To Change School Names

DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – The Dallas ISD Board of Trustees voted unanimously Thursday night to change names of four schools named after Confederate generals.

The four elementary schools are Stonewall Jackson, Robert E. 114 more words


Statues of Stonewall: Charlottesville 2017

Perhaps you remember this image from my “Statues of StonewallStatues of Stonewall” series: the Stonewall Jackson monument in Charlottesville, Virginia.

On August 12, a white supremacist rally in the city—organized to protest the removal of a statue of Robert E. 182 more words


Voices of the Maryland Campaign: September 16, 1862

All of the eyes watching the campaign in Maryland now focused in on the two armies facing off along the banks of Antietam Creek. As more time wore on from the last fight two days prior at South Mountain, more Union and Confederate soldiers gathered with their respective armies and shook out into their battle formations. 391 more words