Tag Archives: James Negley

A Second Medal of Honor: Thomas Ward Custer at Sailor’s Creek

The scene about to play out was one that had become all too familiar in recent days. Union cavalry squadrons were preparing to assault an enemy position. An artillerist recalled that it was “the grandest sight he had ever witnessed.” … Continue reading

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Scenes of Stones River National Battlefield

The last few days fellow writer Chris Mackowski has been chronicling the Battle of Stones River. (To access these articles hit the “Home” button and scroll down the page). I had the chance to tour the battlefield this summer and … Continue reading

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