Tag Archives: John Palmer

More Closely Engaged Than Any: Lt. Charles Parsons at the Battle of Stones River

Just before noon on New Year’s Eve, 1862, William S. Rosecrans’ Army of the Cumberland had been partially routed and battered by Confederate assaults against its right flank. Braxton Bragg’s attacks ripped four Federal divisions and captured 28 guns. Rosecrans’ … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: 1/25-1/31/16

Today’s Question of the Week comes from Chris Kolakowski: John Palmer once said that if he had to fight one battle of dominion of the universe, he’d give Rosecrans command of as many men as he could see and who … Continue reading

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The Other War

Today, we are pleased to welcome guest author Michael C. Hardy. You may visit his website at http://www.michaelchardy.com/ At times we get caught up in the bigger War, epitomized by places like Chancellorsville or the Atlanta Campaign. There was, however, … Continue reading

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