Tag Archives: Bloody Autumn The Shenandoah Valley Campaign of 1864

A Visit to Averasboro and Bentonville

Over Columbus Day weekend, I had the opportunity to travel to North Carolina to take pictures of the battlefields of Averasboro and Bentonville. These pictures will be used in Calamity in Carolina: The Battles of Averasboro and Bentonville, March 1865. … Continue reading

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Remembering the “Great Gamble” at Cedar Creek

This weekend, the National Park Service, in conjunction with the Cedar Creek Battlefield Foundation, Belle Grove, and the Shenandoah National Battlefield Historic District will combine to host a series of events commemorating the 150th Anniversary of the Battle of Cedar … Continue reading

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“Scared Ol’ Abe Like Hell”: The Battle of Fort Stevens

They were not much to look at: a ragtag, dust caked, mostly shoe-less, begrimed bunch of tanned soldiers carrying rifles and shuffling toward Washington D.C. But, they represented a big threat. Especially in the summer of 1864. They were not … Continue reading

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Sacred Trust Live Stream

For those of you who can’t make it to Gettysburg for the Sacred Trust Talks and Book Signings this weekend (at the Gettysburg National Military Park Visitor Center), the trust has a live, interactive stream, to watch all of the … Continue reading

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Prepping for a “Bloody Autumn” in the Shenandoah

Back home in northwestern Pennsylvania, the mountains have begun to calico, but here in the Shenandoah Valley, everything still overflows with green. The early autumn sun bathes it all in a soft glow. The corn is high. The harvest is … Continue reading

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Congratulations to Daniel Davis and Phillip Greenwalt!

We are thrilled to debut the new book cover for Dan and Phill’s upcoming book Bloody Autumn: The Shenandoah Valley Campaign of 1864. This will be their first book together. Look for the title this fall as part of the Emerging … Continue reading

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