Tag Archives: Joseph Thoburn

Colonel Thoburn, The Romantic?

Colonel Joseph Thoburn is probably not one of the historical figures from the Civil War who comes to mind with the word “romantic.” One of the Union’s best brigade officers in the Shenandoah Valley in 1864, his name is associated … Continue reading

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Battle of Cool Spring—July 18th

Today we welcome back guest author Kyle Rothemich. Following Lt. Gen. Jubal A. Early’s withdrawal into the Shenandoah Valley in early July 1864, thousands of Union soldiers followed in pursuit. Many of them were part of the Union 6th Corps … Continue reading

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