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This is the second of two posts regarding soldier-artists and their depictions of the experience of battle. Part I may be found here. To appreciate the extent that images such as Adolph Metzner’s Cozy corner defied the conventions of mainstream art, it … Continue reading
This is the first of two posts regarding soldier-artists and their depictions of the experience of battle. “Pshaw. It’s no use, they can’t picture a battle,” exclaimed the young son of Reverend A. M. Stewart of the 102nd Pennsylvania Volunteers, a … Continue reading
September 22 was the First Day of Autumn (officially). Do you have a favorite Civil War battle or campaign that took place during the fall months? Why?
Last week we asked if you thought there was a “textbook perfect” campaign. This time let’s reverse the question: Which Civil War campaign seems least effective or most disastrous to you? Why?
Is there a Civil War campaign that seems “textbook perfect” to you? Why?
In your opinion, what are the most famous last words uttered during the Civil War?
With battle anniversaries for Chancellorsville, Second Fredericksburg, Wilderness, and Spotsylvania Court House here or just around the calendar corner, we’re wondering if you have a favorite battlefield to visit from that list? If so, why?
On June 18, Europe celebrated the 200th anniversary of Waterloo, one of the most decisive engagements in history. 5,000 reenactors recreated the event, and it garnered a great deal of attention on the web. On July 1-3, here in the … Continue reading