Tag Archives: Sunken Road

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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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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Yesterday’s News

In the Innis House along the Sunken Road at Fredericksburg, various layers of history show through on the interior walls. Paint covers newspaper, which covers painted wooden walls, still scarred with bullet holes from the battle. The layers accumulated over … Continue reading

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