Tag Archives: Richard McMurry

The “Emerging Civil War Series” Series: A Long and Bloody Task and All the Fighting They Want

The Romans had a phrase: Brevitas aurea est, “shortness is golden.” (Well, they really didn’t, but amo Latinam, so I make these things up as I go along.) As an Atlanta Campaign guy, I join countless others in esteeming Albert … Continue reading

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Reports of Hood’s Death Are Greatly Exaggerated…

[Note: Last week, Steve offered new insights about the location of Confederate Gen. John Bell Hood’s amputated leg. Today, he follows up with more about Hood’s operation and the erroneous report that he died during surgery.] After the battle of … Continue reading

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