Tag Archives: the Wilderness

James Wilson and the Battle of Nashville, Part I

The weather was gradually changing, perhaps for the better. For several days, the Union troopers had been pelted with snow and sleet. It had been so harsh that only the woodcutters had been out in the precipitation. With a thaw … Continue reading

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Death of a Hero

I wonder if I could ever convey to another–to you, for instance, Reader dear–the tender and terrible realities of such cases, (many, many happen’d,) as the one I am now going to mention……..Stewart C. Glover, Co. E., Fifth Wisconsin–was wounded, … Continue reading

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Mystery in the Wilderness: Where is Stonewall’s Arm?

In case you haven’t seen it yet, check out the April 2013 issue of Civil War Times, which asks on its cover, “Where is Stonewall’s Arm?” ECW co-founder Chris Mackowski penned the article, titled “Mystery in the Wilderness,” which chronicles … Continue reading

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