Author Archives: Kristopher D White
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.
The 5th Maine monument on Munshower’s Knoll, Gettysburg
The 93rd Pennsylvania Monument at Gettysburg.
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
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
McGowan’s Brigade Monument at the Bloody Angle.
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
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
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