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Stonewall Jackson , WV Campground

Stonewall Jackson Campground

Visit: July 2013

Spot: 25 – Back-In – Easy to Level

Great resort type of campground. Very popular so book way in advance. 302 more words


"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