Tag Archives: Thomas Greeley Stevenson

Question of the Week: 11/15-11/21/2021

Are there any Civil War names you just can’t, for the life of you, remember the correct spelling for, no matter how hard you’ve tried to hammer them into your brain? I have three. I’ll list them alphabetically:

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The General Stevenson Quick Step

Thomas Greeley Stevenson isn’t a name most Civil War buffs recognize these days, but he’s someone near and dear to my own heart because of my affiliation with Stevenson Ridge, a historic property on the Spotsylvania Battlefield named for Stevenson. … Continue reading

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Recruiting a Regiment: Thomas G. Stevenson and the 24th Massachusetts

As one of the ranking officers with the New England Guard, a prewar militia group based in Boston, Thomas Greeley Stevenson felt primed for leadership when the Civil War broke out. Answering the call to arms, he and a close … Continue reading

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