Tag Archives: “Prince John” Magruder

On The March: Magruder’s Deception on the Peninsula

Though usually the means of moving from Point A to Point B and perhaps determining a campaign or battle by speed, marching also became a tool for deception. Especially in April 1862 on the Virginia Peninsula. Confederate General John Bankhead … Continue reading

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A Conversation with John Coski (part four)

Part four of six John Coski is the 2019 recipient of the Emerging Civil War Award for Service in Public History. John worked as a historian at the Museum of the Confederacy before its recent evolution into the American Civil … Continue reading

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A Little Southeast Texas History

The past weekend, my wife and I made a trip down to Houston to visit a good friend. Knowing that I was a history buff—or nerd (but I like the term “buff” better)—we made plans to head out to San … Continue reading

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