Tag Archives: Bob Krick

The “Absolutely Incomparable” Land at the Intersection of Gaines’s Mill and Cold Harbor

One of the most fascinating parts of Richmond National Battlefield is that the 1862 battlefield of Gaines’s Mill sits perpendicular to the 1864 battle of Cold Harbor—on the same ground. This week, the American Battlefield Trust announced a campaign to … Continue reading

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A Conversation with Dave Ruth, Richmond’s Retiring Superintendent (part one)

(part one of five) I recently heard Dave Ruth described as “the last of the great, old-guard superintendents.” For more than thirty years, Dave has made Richmond National Battlefield his life’s work, overseeing the park’s growth from 754 acres to … Continue reading

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The Smoothbore Volley and the Calamity at Chancellorsville

Physician Matthew Lively says historian Bob Krick is wrong about the wounding of Stonewall Jackson. In the mid-nineties, historian Robert K. Krick redefined the story of Jackson’s wounding with his groundbreaking essay “The Smoothbore Volley that Doomed the Confederacy.” In … Continue reading

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