Virtual Antietam Planet

Author: (John David Hoptak)
Posted: 05/09/2017 - 6:21am
It's early May. . .and 154 years ago, the soldiers of the 48th Pennsylvania Infantry were in the midst of what would prove to be their bloodiest campaign of the war. In the thirty-two days between May 3 and June 3, the regiment participated in some of the war's most savage battles, from the Wilderness to Spotsylvania to Cold Harbor, and during that time lost over 200 of its soldiers, killed, wounded, or captured. 
A chronological accounting of the regiment's actions during this...
Author: Harry Smeltzer
Posted: 04/18/2017 - 10:25pm
I eat what I kill. That is to say, the more work I do, the more I get paid. When I don’t have a lot of work to do – that is, work that pays – I generally have more time to post things here. But I’ve been slammed lately. And since my work requires […]
Author: (Jim Rosebrock)
Posted: 04/17/2017 - 10:46pm
Charles MasonBoth Robert E. Lee and George B. McClellan were graduates of the United States Military Academy.  Lee graduated in 1829 and McClellan graduated seventeen years later in 1846.  Both ranked second in their respective classes.   Today, Lee and McClellan overshadow and outshine the two men who beat them out for...
Author: Harry Smeltzer
Posted: 04/10/2017 - 6:39pm
Hot off the presses is a second edition of A Field Guide to Gettysburg: Experiencing the Battlefield through Its History, Places, and People, the wildly successful, ground-breaking, and critically acclaimed work of Dr. Carol Reardon and Col. (Ret.) Thomas Vossler. Dr. Reardon sent this descriptive note: We added two new stops. The first offers a […]
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