Tag Archives: William Seymour

Fallen Leaders: Colonel Isaac Seymour, 6th Louisiana Infantry, Part 2

Read Part 1 HERE General Thomas Jackson’s tardy arrival to the Seven Days Battle meant that the 6th Louisiana Volunteers and Colonel Isaac Seymour (now in command of the entire Louisiana Brigade) missed the opening engagement at Beaver Dam Creek. … Continue reading

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Bury These Men: Lee and Hill at Bristoe Station

Today, we are pleased to welcome guest author Bill Backus. Perhaps the most famous incident from the Battle of Bristoe Station was the rebuke Robert E. Lee gave to A.P. Hill after both surveyed the human wreckage after the disastrous … Continue reading

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