Author Archives: Caity Stuart
Ball’s Bluff battlefield, Oct. 2011
After two years of living in the heart of Civil War country (aka central Virginia) and playing park ranger, I was done with the Civil War. I had studied history in college and really became fascinated by 19th century American … Continue reading
Katie Logothetis’ series about Fredericksburg National Cemetery inspired a stop at Woodlawn National Cemetery in Elmira, NY, where Confederate POWs who died at the Elmira prison camp are buried.
Earlier this month, I helped with a prescribed burn at Spotsylvania’s Bloody Angle.
Malvern Hill Richmond National Battlefield Tuesday, March 27, 2012
Ellwood, Wilderness National Battlefield
On the early morning of May 12, 1864, the Confederate soldiers who had so hastily built earthen fortifications the night before in preparation for the morning’s battle were awakened by the deluge of rain. Unfortunately, their firearms were not (apparently … Continue reading