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Tag Archives: Drewry’s Bluff
Drewry’s Bluff is the most unique and iconic location among Richmond National Battlefield Park’s thirteen units. The last stop on the Park Service’s recommended seventy-mile see-it-all driving tour, the site is certainly worth an extended visit on its own merits.
Emerging Civil War welcomes back guest author Sean Michael Chick When General P.G.T. Beauregard attacked Major General Benjamin Butler at Drewry’s Bluff on May 16, 1864, he intended to win a great victory. The plan was for Butler to be … Continue reading
Douglas MacArthur famously said, “In war, there is no substitute for victory.” Yet as one looks at the Civil War, many battles seem not to offer a clear winner, or at the least, they offer a complicated definition of who … Continue reading
Earlier this month, Caroline Davis wrote about the Confederate defenders of Drewry’s Bluff. For students of the 1862 Peninsula Campaign, the Federal Navy’s defeat on the James ranks as a key moment in the operation. The main Federal effort for … Continue reading
A devastated Robert E. Lee arrived too late for his older brother’s funeral in 1869. “A sad gap in our family… a grievous affliction to me which I must bear as well as I can,” he tearfully remarked to Mary, his … Continue reading
The Civil War 150th arrives at the gates of Richmond later this week. Check out Richmond National Battlefield’s full guide of activities, (available as a free downloadable PDF). Things get started this weekend with the commemoration of the Battle of … Continue reading
The final countdown to 2012 has brought excitement and, admittedly, a slight touch of panic to Richmond National Battlefield Park! I’m happy to offer a quick update: