Author Archives: Chris Heisey

A Most Awful Picture of Battle Carnage — Antietam

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Fighting for Time Along the Monocacy

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Mr. President, Am I in Command Here?

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Spotsylvania — Carrying the Flag

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Shiloh — Without a Foot Touching the Ground

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Pea Ridge — A Pen of Fire

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I am Glad it is all Over

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Veterans Day: “Our Hearts Were Touched With Fire”

“But, nevertheless, the generation that carried on the war has been set apart by its experience. Through our great good fortune, in our youth our hearts were touched with fire. It was given to us to learn at the outset … Continue reading

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Felt As If a Horse Had Kicked Me

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One Part Glory

The Summer of 1862 arguably featured the most intense fighting of the war in the Eastern Theater. The fighting began in the steamy swamps just outside Richmond as summer commenced and finished in the foggy, warmth of late summer along … Continue reading

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