Category Archives: Internet, Websites & Blogs

Maine at War September 2022 Blog Posts

In September 2022 my Maine at War blog examined topics ranging from the shoe salesman misidentified by “friendlies” to a small that sent almost 90 percent of its men to fight for the Union. September 7, 2022: Murder most friendly … Continue reading

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Maine at War August 2022 blog posts

In August 2022 my Maine at War blog examined topics ranging from a dentist who assumed new wartime vocations to a recent Strong Vincent biography and a particular company of nine-month soldiers who served well at Port Hudson. August 3, … Continue reading

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I Just Wanted a Little Background Info on Fort Monroe…

As historians, it can be so easy to get swept up in the larger trends of the profession that we forget to remember the basics. I ran into this very problem this week while doing some research on Fort Monroe. … Continue reading

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Maine at War July 2022 blog posts

In July 2022 my Maine at War blog examined topics ranging from a popular rail trail that brushes against Civil War history to a 1st Maine Heavy Artillery veteran who did not let his bullet-shattered jaw silence him. July 6, … Continue reading

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November beauty at the Mule Shoe

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Maine at War June 2022 blog posts

In June 2022 my Maine at War blog examined topics ranging from cold-hearted elected officials to a “what if” 20th-century TV game show involving six Civil War celebrities, plus a look at two special monuments in Middleburg. June 1, 2022: … Continue reading

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Symposium Spotlight: Great “What Ifs” Interview

Interested in knowing more about our particular approach to “What Ifs”? In April, Brian Matthew Jordan and Chris Mackowski sat down with the Civil War Roundtable Congress for a talk about the latest ECW book Great What Ifs of the … Continue reading

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May 2022 Maine at War posts

In May 2022 my Maine at War blog examined topics ranging from North America’s largest rodent altering the Gettysburg landscape to a smart lawyer recruiting for the wrong regiment. May 4, 2022: Gettysburg beavers create a new pond Industrious beavers … Continue reading

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April 2022 Maine at War posts

In April 2022 my Maine at War blog examined topics ranging from a suspected murder to Baltimore Unionists who befriended a Maine regiment passing through while en route to the war. April 6, 2022: Augusta CSI pursues a soldier’s killer … Continue reading

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On the March: Jeb Stuart ambushes a Maine regiment

Jeb Stuart could not resist ambushing Union infantry marching through northern Virginia on Thursday, June 25, 1863. The particular Yankees he attacked belonged to the 19th Maine Infantry Regiment (Col. Francis E. Heath), until that moment unbloodied in combat. Assigned … Continue reading

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