Tag Archives: Advance on Spotsylvania

Alfred Waud’s Sketchy Spotsylvania (part three)

(part three in a series) I’ve come to believe Alfred Waud’s sketch “Advance on Spotsylvania,” dated May 9, is actually mis-dated. In the first two posts of this series, I’ve tried to lay out some of the breadcrumbs that led … Continue reading

Posted in Battlefields & Historic Places, Newspapers, Primary Sources | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Alfred Waud’s Sketchy Spotsylvania (part one)

(part one in a series) In my capacity as historian-in-residence at Stevenson Ridge on the Spotsylvania Court House battlefield, I recently did some work to pin down the approximate location where IX Corps division commander Brig. Gen. Thomas Greely Stevenson … Continue reading

Posted in Battlefields & Historic Places, Newspapers, Primary Sources | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments