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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?
Although Lynchburg, Virginia, was off the beaten path for most of the war, it certainly saw its fair share of action June 17-18, 1864 as part of the spring/summer Shenandoah Campaign. Jubal Early came to the rescue of his hometown, … Continue reading
Stonewall Jackson monument Chancellorsville National Battlefield