Tag Archives: Ellwood

A Foggy Morning at Ellwood

Ellwood, Wilderness National Battlefield

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Jackson’s Arm and the Occupy Movement

A mythos is a set of beliefs or assumptions about something, and every hero needs to be surrounded by one. Confederate General Thomas Jackson has probably one of the best mythos anywhere, from eating lemons to last words. Did he … Continue reading

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Appendages of Heroes and Rogues

In honor of Chris Mackowski’s paper on the Arm of Stonewall Jackson being accepted at the New York Folklore Society Conference in Binghamton, New York, I have decided to place an excerpt from our book The Last Days of Stonewall … Continue reading

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