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Sudden Controversy Over Names Of Two Dallas Schools

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DALLAS(CBSDFW.COM) – History or hatred?  Two Dallas elementary schools named after prominent Confederate generals have dozens of people fired up after a parent proposed changing the names. 234 more words


Day One: Stone Mountain

Part three in a series

Stonewall Jackson has always loomed large in my family’s life. He’s the reason Stephanie fell in love with the Civil War back when she was four, and her love affair dragged us all with it. 724 more words

Battlefields & Historic Places

An Eternity of Four Years – UPDATE

Heads up! Better get with finishing up your read of The Last Day of Forever, because I just uploaded the files to CreateSpace for the exciting conclusion to this epic story. 818 more words

Catahoula Books

Doomed to a continued existence of fighting and killing each other

I have always been fascinated by history, particularly the history of wars. Right now I am reading Rebel Yell by S. C. Gwynne, subtitled “The Violence, Passion, and Redemption of Stonewall Jackson.” It’s a serious tome—575 pages of reading, 45 pages of notes, and 13 pages of bibliography. 561 more words


Jackson on the Field

One hundred and fifty two years ago, Stonewall Jackson met his dark fate along the Mountain Road during the battle of Chancellorsville. It was a sudden switch from his first appearance on the battlefield on May 1, which Confederate artillerist Edward Porter Alexander recounted in his memoir: 132 more words


For Want of Safe Evacuation

While working on my thesis recently, I was reading Medical Recollections of the Army of the Potomac by Dr. Letterman. He offered a brief note about the wounding of Stonewall Jackson at the battle of Chancellorsville: 105 more words