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A Story of Heroism….And Coffee

Perhaps the most prominent of the monuments around Burnside’s Bridge at Antietam is not to a regiment who fought there, or indeed any fighting at all.  It is a monument to coffee.  Well, that and future president William McKinley. McKinley … Continue reading

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Bloody Field, Peaceful Field

On a recent trip to the Bloody Angle at Spotsylvania I was again struck by the beauty of the battlefields.  Today, not a shadow of the violence, pain, and intensity remains on the fields where so many fell almost 150 … Continue reading

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