Tag Archives: The Rebel Yell and the Yankee Hurrah

About Phil Kearny on the Anniversary of His Death

Today is the anniversary of the death of Maj. Gen. Phil Kearny, killed at Chantilly in the wake of Second Bull Run. Not too long ago, I came across a fantastic character sketch of Kearny by John Haley, a private … Continue reading

Posted in Personalities, Primary Sources | Tagged , , , , , | 5 Comments

Maine at War: A Conversation with Writer Brian Swartz (part three)

part three in a four-part series I’m talking this week with writer Brian Swartz about his excellent blog Maine at War. In yesterday’s segment, we talked about the connection people in Maine felt—or didn’t feel—to the war taking place so … Continue reading

Posted in Books & Authors, Civilian, Common Soldier, Internet, Websites & Blogs | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment