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Author: noreply@blogger.com (Jim Rosebrock)
Posted: 12/27/2016 - 10:37pm
John CalefWe remember John Calef as the young commander of Light Company A, 2nd U.S. Artillery[i] who was attached to General John Buford’s cavalry division on the first day of the Battle of Gettysburg.  Calef’s guns were the...
Author: Harry Smeltzer
Posted: 12/21/2016 - 8:00am
From the Second Vermont Regiment. The following is an extract from a letter written by member of the Waterbury Company, to his parents in Barre. It gives some interesting details of the engagement at Bull run, about which all are so anxious to learn: Bush Hill, near Alexandria, Sunday, July 28, 1861. Dear Parents: – […]
Author: Harry Smeltzer
Posted: 12/20/2016 - 8:00am
Letters of Volunteers. ———- [We take pleasure in giving herewith, letters and extracts from letters of our brave Volunteers, who were in the battle at Bull Run. One of these letters is from Minnesota Volunteer, to his brother in Smithville; the rest are all from men from this town and Coventry, all of whom are […]
Author: Harry Smeltzer
Posted: 12/19/2016 - 8:00am
Letters of Volunteers. ———- [We take pleasure in giving herewith, letters and extracts from letters of our brave Volunteers, who were in the battle at Bull Run. One of these letters is from Minnesota Volunteer, to his brother in Smithville; the rest are all from men from this town and Coventry, all of whom are […]
Author: noreply@blogger.com (John David Hoptak)
Posted: 12/18/2016 - 8:46am
The Likely Image of Henry Jenkins
Company F, 48th Pennsylvania Infantry
(Courtesy of Mr. Richard Jenkins) 
2016 has been quite the remarkable year for me in discovering new accounts and seeing new faces from the 48th Pennsylvania. It began back in January, when I had...
Author: Harry Smeltzer
Posted: 12/18/2016 - 8:00am
I know this is not a Civil War book, per se. But a good friend has invited me on a week-long July trip to Indian War sites including the Big Kahuna, Little Big Horn, and if my brother doesn’t wuss out, I think I’ll be going. Around the same time I go the invitation, I […]
Author: Harry Smeltzer
Posted: 12/17/2016 - 8:00am
Letters of Volunteers. ———- [We take pleasure in giving herewith, letters and extracts from letters of our brave Volunteers, who were in the battle at Bull Run. One of these letters is from Minnesota Volunteer, to his brother in Smithville; the rest are all from men from this town and Coventry, all of whom are […]
Author: Harry Smeltzer
Posted: 12/16/2016 - 11:50am
Yesterday on the Bull Runnings Facebook page I shared this older post of an example of uniforms of units present at First Bull Run by artist Bartek Drejewicz. I had meant to share others of his (besides these), but one thing led to another…So, without further ado, see here the magnificent 11th Mississippi Infantry, two […]
Author: Harry Smeltzer
Posted: 12/16/2016 - 8:00am
Letters of Volunteers. ———- [We take pleasure in giving herewith, letters and extracts from letters of our brave Volunteers, who were in the battle at Bull Run. One of these letters is from Minnesota Volunteer, to his brother in Smithville; the rest are all from men from this town and Coventry, all of whom are […]
Author: Harry Smeltzer
Posted: 12/15/2016 - 8:00am
Letters of Volunteers. ———- [We take pleasure in giving herewith, letters and extracts from letters of our brave Volunteers, who were in the battle at Bull Run. One of these letters is from Minnesota Volunteer, to his brother in Smithville; the rest are all from men from this town and Coventry, all of whom are […]
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