Tag Archives: Edward “Allegheny” Johnson

The Curmudgeon, The Eccentric, and the “Norse God”: How Three Men Impacted the Battle of Gettysburg: Conclusion

The Conclusion of a Series. What to do? What to do? Even after all that had been thrown at him Dick Ewell determined he could make the attack, but he wanted support from Hill’s Third Corps. He sent Smith back … Continue reading

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The Curmudgeon, The Eccentric, and the “Norse God”: How Three Men Impacted the Battle of Gettysburg: Part Three

Part Three in a Series  The March to Gettysburg: Richard Ewell and his 21,806 man Second Corps had performed outstanding work in the Gettysburg Campaign thus far. Moving down the Shenandoah Valley, Ewell and the Second Corps had won stunning … Continue reading

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The First Day of Rain-May 11, 1864: An Excerpt from “A Season of Slaughter: The Battle of Spotsylvania Court House”…Part 2

The following is a chapter excerpt from Chris Mackowski and Kristopher D. White’s A Season of Slaughter: The Battle of Spotsylvania Court House. Click here to read part one. As Hancock’s division commanders did what they could to prepare with what … Continue reading

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