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Sailor’s Creek – 150 Years Later

Recently I had the opportunity to visit Sailor’s Creek Battlefield, which is part of the same-named Virginia State Park. On April 6, 1865, Union forces delivered a devastating blow to the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia, which included eight generals … Continue reading

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Still Commanding…

As the Fredericksburg area comes under a snow storm the guns of Hazel Grove stand tribute to the harsh fighting that took place there in early May 1863. The Confederate artillery, firing from the elevation of Hazel Grove dominated the … Continue reading

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Storm Clouds over Antietam Battlefield

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Richmond National Battlefield Park and the 2012 Sesquicentennial Countdown

The final countdown to 2012 has brought excitement and, admittedly, a slight touch of panic to Richmond National Battlefield Park! I’m happy to offer a quick update:

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