Tag Archives: Gettysburg
What is your favorite movie (or mini series) about the Civil War?
Today we welcome back guest author William F. Floyd, Jr. William worked for forty years for the City of Norfolk. In his retirement, he’s now pursuing the study of history at Tidewater Community College. * * * Lewis A. Armistead was … Continue reading
What is your favorite spot on the Gettysburg Battlefield to visit?
I’m in third grade. Hershey Elementary School. We all pile onto a row of big yellow school buses that rumble down Route 322 to I-83 to Route 15, which goes southwest from Camp Hill to Gettysburg. This is my introduction … Continue reading
George Washington Sandoe was a local of the Gettysburg area, hailing from Mount Joy. Sandoe has the unenviable title of being the first Union soldier killed in Gettysburg. Sandoe was part of Captain Robert Bell’s Company B, 21st Pennsylvania Cavalry. … Continue reading
Top 15 Posts of 2013—Honorable Mention: Gettysburg Off the Beaten Path: The Stone Quarry/The Capture of James Archer
Brigadier General James J. Archer was a brave and tough commander, with the appropriate nickname “The Little Gamecock”. Archer was a graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point, who threw his hat in the ring the Confederacy. … Continue reading
From now until the new year we will be running the top 15 posts of 2013 (we will also include some that deserve honorable mentions). We wanted to take a moment and thank all of our readers. From all of … Continue reading
Merry Christmas from all of us at Emerging Civil War. We hope that you have a safe and happy holiday season. Today we will run some of our posts from Christmas past.