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First or Second?

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A word about preservation at Manassas

Preservation still ranks as one of the top concerns at Manassas National Battlefield. In the mid-1990s, preservationists averted potential disaster when they forced the Walt Disney corporation to scrub plans for a proposed history-oriented theme park in the Manassas area. … Continue reading

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14th Brooklyn

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Middle Child and Second Fiddle: The Sad Fate of Second Manassas

Try as I might, I can’t persuade my daughter to explore anything to do with Second Manassas. It’s July 29, 2000. Steph is six but already the veteran of several battlefielding campaigns, and she’s particularly a fan of First Manassas … Continue reading

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Eastern Theater versus Western Theater: Where the Civil War Was Won and Lost, In History and Memory…Part 1

Part one in a series. Over the past few weeks I have made some great friends Europe. I was fortunate enough to participate in a tour of my great love in history, the sites of D-day. While I was across … Continue reading

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Standing Under the Blazing White Sun

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