Author Archives: Emerging Civil War
150 years ago today, the battle of the Wilderness commenced 17 miles west of the city of Fredericksburg, Va. The Army of the Potomac, commanded by George Gordon Meade crossed into the Wilderness of Spotsylvania and Orange Counties accompanied by … Continue reading
The Riddick House at Stevenson Ridge will play host to our First Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium at Stevenson Ridge. Please join us August 15-17, 2014 for this all inclusive event. The symposium will focus on “The War in 1864.” … Continue reading
May: 3rd: Phillip Greenwalt and Chris Mackowski, “The Battle of the Wilderness,” Lake of the Woods Civil War Study Group, Lake of the Woods (VA) 4th: Chris Mackowski, book signing at the Chancellorsville Battlefield Visitor Center (VA) 6th: Kristopher White, “The Beginning … Continue reading
During the opening stages of the Atlanta Campaign, General Joseph E. Johnston employed a form of Fabian Tactics. (Withdrawing in the face of the enemy in hopes of stringing out the enemy column, supply lines, etc…) This hands-off approach drew … Continue reading
Winchester, Virginia is filled with Civil War history. What is your favorite Civil War site in or around the Winchester area?
At the outset of the spring 1864 campaigns, do you believe that the Confederacy still had a fighting chance to win the war, or do you believe victory was a forlorn hope?
Following his poor performances at Gettysburg and Bristoe Station, do you believe that Lee should have replaced A.P. Hill as Third Corps commander? If yes, who would you replace Hill with?