Tag Archives: Searching for George Gordon Meade

Paying My Respects to George Gordon Meade

The paths and driveways through Philadelphia’s Laurel Hill Cemetery remind me of an ant farm I had when I was a kid. The ways twist and scurry across the landscape unpredictably in three dimensions. The map makes it all seem … Continue reading

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More to Read on Meade

On the heels of his recent post on Army of the Potomac commander Maj. Gen. George Gordon Meade, we asked Rob Orrison for some reading suggestions that might shed some light on Meade’s stormy winter of command in 1863-64. Rob … Continue reading

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Review: Searching for George Gordon Meade by Tom Huntington

Guest post by Ryan Quint On December 7, 1863, Maj. Gen. George Gordon Meade wrote a letter to his wife from the headquarters of the Army of the Potomac. He spent most of his letter complaining of a lack of … Continue reading

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