Virtual Antietam Planet

Author: noreply@blogger.com (John David Hoptak)
Posted: 04/30/2014 - 7:00am
150 years ago, and after a six-week's stay at Annapolis, the soldiers of the 48th Pennsylvania received orders to break camp and take up the line of march toward Washington. With winter gone a new campaign had dawned and the regiment, composed now of a solid core of hard-fighting veterans and hundreds of green recruits, was heading back to the front. The 48th marched away from Annapolis on April 23, 1864, and, by the following night, had arrived within six miles of the nation's capital; falling...
Author: Harry Smeltzer
Posted: 04/25/2014 - 6:42pm
Three new(er) releases from Savas Beatie have hit the shelves. I do apologize for the delay in announcing these, but now that our government has exacted it’s pound of flesh (that is, I have rendered unto Caesar that which is Caesar’s), I’m hoping to get back to more regular posting beyond the stuff I find […]
Author: Harry Smeltzer
Posted: 04/25/2014 - 1:34pm
Author: Harry Smeltzer
Posted: 04/24/2014 - 3:32pm
Author: Harry Smeltzer
Posted: 04/22/2014 - 7:12pm
Author: Harry Smeltzer
Posted: 04/21/2014 - 11:48am
See here for more on “Blind Tom” Wiggins.  
Author: Harry Smeltzer
Posted: 04/20/2014 - 10:00am
Fun stuff. Listen along – can you figure out who everyone is?
Author: Harry Smeltzer
Posted: 04/19/2014 - 10:30am
Thanks Craig Swain!
Author: Harry Smeltzer
Posted: 04/18/2014 - 8:33am
Author: noreply@blogger.com (John David Hoptak)
Posted: 04/17/2014 - 8:30am
Colonel Joshua Sigfried
(Courtesy of Mr. David Sigfried) 150 years ago, in late April 1864, Colonel Joshua Sigfried faced a tough decision. He had commanded the 48th Pennsylvania for the past two years, assuming regimental command in the spring of 1862 when Colonel James Nagle was elevated to brigade command. During those two years...
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