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Category Archives: Monuments
Today, we are pleased to welcome guest author Bobby Novak When one thinks about 1864, the cities of Petersburg, Richmond, and Atlanta all come to mind, capped by Sherman’s March to the Sea. The battles for Atlanta happened nearly right … Continue reading
An infantryman from the 111th New York stands at dawn, waiting anxiously and gazing out across the open fields toward Seminary Ridge and the Confederate lines.
Here is a neat little story passed along to us by ECW’s Steward Henderson. Andrew Adam, a 14-year-old honor student in the Cumberland Valley School District in Mechanicsburg, PA, is wrapping up work on his Eagle Scout project. He’s a … Continue reading
Over the course of the last year and a half, one of the officers who has grabbed my attention is Maj. Gen. Joseph Mower. Having served in the War with Mexico, Mower compiled an impressive combat record during the Civil … Continue reading
All through the night of May 31 and into June 1, 1864, Horatio Wright’s VI Corps trudged along the dusty and choked Virginia byroads. They had been pulled from the Union right flank and ordered to march to reinforce and relieve … Continue reading
Part three in a series Stonewall Jackson has always loomed large in my family’s life. He’s the reason Stephanie fell in love with the Civil War back when she was four, and her love affair dragged us all with it. … Continue reading
Part two in a series James McPherson still finds himself surrounded by Southerners. The difference now, though, is that the shady neighborhood of small, tight houses seems far more hospitable than the Confederate skirmishers that surrounded him on July 22, … Continue reading