Tag Archives: 12th Virginia

William “Little Billy” Mahone—Part Two

Today we welcome back guest author William F. Floyd, Jr. William worked for forty years for the City of Norfolk. In his retirement, he’s now pursuing the study of history at Tidewater Community College. The second in a two-part series. … Continue reading

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Wounding of James Longstreet: Part Two

Part two in a series. -Authored by Chris Mackowski and Kristopher D. White.- “In the shaded light of the dense tangle, a shot or two went off, then more, and finally a strong fusillade,” said Sorrel, who was riding next … Continue reading

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The Wounding of James Longstreet: Part One

Part one in a series. -Authored by Chris Mackowski and Kristopher D. White- The Confederate flank attack through the Spotsylvania Wilderness had been an overwhelming success, surprising the Federal army and sending them into chaotic retreat. Now, the general wanted … Continue reading

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