Monthly Archives: August 2011
As we embark on a new week I wanted to give an update as to what we have been working on here at Emerging Civil War.
The Cornfield at Antietam Saturday, August 27, 2011 The dark clouds of Hurricane Irene loom over the battlefield
We have had a fantastic first week here at the blog. On behalf of all of the authors thank you so much for the support. We hope to keep producing high quality work on the topic. Personally I wanted to … Continue reading
In late August 1963, during the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. spoke on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial and conjured the Union war leader in envisioning a new America: “Five … Continue reading
The road to Bennett Place started for me, as it did for William T. Sherman and Joe Johnston, in Manassas. Unlike the two army commanders, though, I’ve come here, to north-central North Carolina on the outskirts of Durham, with intent … Continue reading
It is strange how often the passage of time tends to seemingly obscure our view of certain events. Such as that took place in southeastern Montana in the early summer of 1876. June 25 of our Centennial Year was a … Continue reading