Tag Archives: Brian Swartz

Maine at War: April 2020

Here’s what our friend Brian Swartz was up to in April at his blog, Maine at War: April 1: Gettysburg scenes for locked-down Civil War fans With Civil War battlefields currently closed, a photographic stroll across Gettysburg reminds us that … Continue reading

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Maine at War: March 2020

Here’s what our friend Brian Swartz was up to in March at his blog, Maine at War: March 4, 2020: Seven days in May shatter the 7th Maine A week’s fighting in the Wilderness and at Spotsylvania Courthouse decimates the … Continue reading

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Maine at War: February 2020

Here’s what our friend Brian Swartz was up to in January at his blog, Maine at War: February 5, 2020: Joshua Chamberlain goes on a strange tramp After the army settles into its winter camps in Stafford County in late … Continue reading

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Maine at War: January 2020

Here’s what our friend Brian Swartz was up to in January at his blog, Maine at War: January 1, 2020: Help erect the first Maine monument in the Shenandoah Valley. The Shenandoah Valley Battlefields Foundation is raising funds to erect … Continue reading

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Maine at War December 2019

Here’s what our friend Brian Swartz was up to in December at his blog, Maine at War:

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Maine at War: November 2019

Here’s what our friend Brian Swartz was up to in November at his blog Maine at War: November 6, 2019: Teen-aged Maine patriot wrote a song predicting his death A corporal with the 21st Maine infantry Regiment, Charles Morgan Searles wrote an … Continue reading

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Maine at War: October 2019

Here’s what our friend Brian Swartz was up to in October at his blog Maine at War: October 2, 2019: 1st Maine Heavy Artillery survivor opens a Bar Harbor hotel Shot twice during the ill-fated charge of the 1st Maine Heavy Artillery … Continue reading

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Maine at War: September 2019

Here’s what our friend Brian Swartz was up to in September at his blog Maine at War: September 4, 2019: Artillery back story at Gettysburg, Part 1 On the Lutheran seminary campus at Gettysburg, a low gray stone and an oxidized  12-pounder … Continue reading

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Maine at War: August 2019

Here’s what our friend Brian Swartz was up to in August at his blog Maine at War:

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Recent Book Begins to Trace the Path of Maine at War

by ECW Correspondent Meghan Hall Over the course of several years, Brian Swartz’s research led him to realize that his home state of Maine had been underappreciated in larger narratives about the Civil War, despite the wealth of meticulous records … Continue reading

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