Author Archives: Kristopher D White

About Kristopher D White

Civil War historian.

At Harris Farm

The First Massachusetts Heavy Artillery Monument at Harris Farm. This will be one of the stops on the Mackowski/Davis tour, at the upcoming First Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium at Stevenson Ridge.  

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Old Glory

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A View Toward Houck’s Ridge

The 5th Maine monument on Munshower’s Knoll, Gettysburg

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In Reserve

The 93rd Pennsylvania Monument at Gettysburg.

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“Ok, let’s go.”: The 70th Anniversary of D-Day

For the last few weeks Emerging Civil War has extensively covered the 150th Anniversaries of the Atlanta Campaign and Grant’s Overland Campaign of 1864. Although we are a blog devoted to the American Civil War, we would be remiss if … Continue reading

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Remembering the Dead: A Walk Through Culpeper National Cemetery

On this Memorial Day I thought that I would share some recent pictures I have taken in Culpeper National Cemetery. Located on the edge of the town of Culpeper, Virginia, the original 10 acres, for the Culpeper National Cemetery, were … Continue reading

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South Carolina at the Bloody Angle

McGowan’s Brigade Monument at the Bloody Angle.

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The Fight for Myers Hill–May 14, 1864

At dawn, on May 13th, no one knew what to expect next. Would there be more brutal combat? Would there be a Confederate retreat? As Union scouts crept across the eerily silent Mule Shoe they broke from a small wood … Continue reading

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The Fight for the Mule Shoe–Conclusion

The conclusion of a series. “The sight we encountered was not calculated to encourage us,” a Confederate later observed, once Hell was behind him. But on the morning of May 12, he still had yet to fight his way through … Continue reading

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The Fight for the Mule Shoe–Part 5

Part five in a series. Major General Ambrose Everett Burnside was the shortest-tenured commander in the history of the Army of the Potomac. After 77 days filled with failures and political infighting, his tenure ended in disgrace. Shortly thereafter, he … Continue reading

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