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"Little Billy's" Big Mausoleum

Another installment in the “Tales From the Tombstone” series.

Although never a physically imposing man, William Mahone, left a lasting impact on 19th century Virginia, as a civilian, military officer, and politician. 805 more words

Emerging Civil War

Civil War Regiments Series—Open Submissions

We are happy to announce that we are accepting open submissions for the re-launch of the Civil War Regiments Series. Currently we are accepting submissions for the following issues: 32 more words

Books & Authors

Civil War About Slavery—really? Part 5: The Southern Generals

Part 4 was mostly spent on the two most famous Northern Generals. And the fact that both of them were neither anti-slavery, nor really anti-South. Now for the Southern Generals. 433 more words


Today in Texas History - July 21

From the Annals of the Civil War –  In 1861, Gen. Irwin McDowell began a premature offensive into northern Virginia.  The overconfident McDowell let 34,000 largely inexperienced and poorly trained troops in a search for the main body of the Army of Northern Virginia.  243 more words

Texas History

Confederate-inspired U.S. Military Service?

My friend, Richard Williams, posted something of interest this morning, and it’s got me wondering.

I know how people like Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson touched something within me, and inspired a sense of… 445 more words

Civil War Memory - General