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The final installment in a series In 2010, the update to Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park (FSNMP) map denoted for the first time the location of the Day One battlefield even though it lies outside the park boundary. In its … Continue reading
In advance of the Chancellorsville sesquicentennial, I started a series called “Shaping Chancellorsville: How Memories of the Battle Shaped the Battlefield,” which looked at the way in which the Chancellorsville battlefield park was created. I never got around to finishing … Continue reading
Conclusion of a two-part series After their hard fight the previous day, the men of Manning Force’s brigade still had a lot of work to do when they awoke on Friday, July 22. They had slept amongst the casualties from … Continue reading
“We have very bad news. General Stuart is mortally wounded”—that’s how Robert E. Lee, the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia’s commander, reported to staff and fellow officers the news of the death of his cavalry chief, James Ewell Brown “J.E.B.” Stuart. … Continue reading
You’re trying to burn down my house, the old codger snapped. Ulysses S. Grant looked up from his cigar. Its ashy tip had just flaked off into a small pile onto the floor of the porch where he sat. His … Continue reading
Another installment in the “Tales From the Tombstone” series in conjunction with the 150th Anniversary of the actual event. A product of Edisto Island, South Carolina and a graduate of The Citadel, Micah Jenkins was a product of the wealthy … Continue reading
Winchester, Virginia is filled with Civil War history. What is your favorite Civil War site in or around the Winchester area?