Tag Archives: Sunken Road

The House Along the Sunken Road

Many of you may have noticed the small white house in the picture on our Facebook page. The picture is, of course, the famous Sunken Road at Fredericksburg. You may be wondering about the small white wooden house that sits … Continue reading

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More Scenes from the Sunken Road

Sunday, December 9 started quiet and foggy in Fredericksburg. As I looked across the Slaughter Pen Farm, I could imagine the morning of December 13, 1862, as the men of John Reynolds’ First Corps looked across that same ground, through … Continue reading

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Remembering the Fallen

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Scenes from the Sunken Road

I had a pretty limited perspective of the many events going on in Fredericksburg yesterday because I spent the day working along the Sunken Road and the Stone Wall (which is one of my favorite places to interpret, so I … Continue reading

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Antietam—Phase Two: The Sunken Road

The Sunken Road

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Orange flowers and amber waves: Fredericksburg photographed

Kris and I are wrapping up work on a writing project that focuses on the Battle of Fredericksburg. The project is scheduled for release just prior to the sesquicentennial anniversary in December. As I sorted through the photos I took … Continue reading

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Jonesin’ for a Civil War battlefield fix

I have a confession: It’s been almost two months since I’ve been on a Civil War battlefield, and I am getting antsy My travels this summer have taken me far and wide, so I’ve seen a lot of cool stuff: … Continue reading

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Looking to the Past for Answers

For the past few weeks, I have been working on a passion project and have been out of the blogging world. As I was researching and writing, I’ve been keeping up with the comings and goings of the real world … Continue reading

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A Morning on Marye’s Heights

Chris and I continued our exploration of the Fredericksburg area this weekend. On Sunday morning, we ventured up famed Marye’s Heights and took a stroll down the Sunken Road. Most visitors to the park do not know that there were … Continue reading

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What’s A Picture Really Worth?

I was writing about this photo today for a piece Kris and I are working on…

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