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guest post by Rob Orrison After the defeat of the Army of Northern Virginia at Gettysburg, Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee spent the rest of the summer months refitting and resting his army. By mid-August, Lee could count 60,000 effectives, … Continue reading
Guest post by George H. Bresnick, director of the H. Stanley Bresnick Foundation The countryside around Stafford, Virginia, was devastated by the occupation forces of the Union Army in November, 1862. So severe was the physical damage and the loss of population … Continue reading
Part Eleven in a series prompted by the federal government shutdown. At press time, Congress had approved a budget but it had not yet made its way to the president. by Lee White Of all the battlefields of the civil war not … Continue reading
by Lee White One-hundred and fifty years ago, on October 16, 1863, the war changed. A good general who made one mistake lost his career and another ascended to great prominence.
Day Seven in a series coinciding with the federal government shutdown from Lee White The time period between the fall of Atlanta and Hood’s invasion of Tennessee is one of the missing episodes of the history of the war in the Western … Continue reading
A guest post by Ryan Quint, part two of a series. Saturday, July 9th, 1864, came following a night of thunderous rain and lightning showers. The first rays of sunlight poked over the nearby mountains and revealed two armies poised … Continue reading