Virtual Antietam Planet

Author: (Jim Rosebrock)
Posted: 01/01/2014 - 9:28pm

I am pleased to welcome a new blog to the world on this first day of 2014.  My good friend Dan Vermilya, a park ranger at Antietam and Gettysburg has created a new blog on Kennesaw Mountain.  I worked with Dan at Antietam’s 150th in 2012; participated in his Gettysburg programs for that park’s 150th this past year and look forward to the publication of his book on Kennesaw Mountain that marks the 150thanniversary of that battle this year.  Check out Dan’s blog...
Author: (Dan Vermilya)
Posted: 01/01/2014 - 2:54pm
Happy New Year!!

Now that it is 2014, the 150th anniversary of the Atlanta Campaign and Kennesaw Mountain is here. Because my book on Kennesaw will be out in a few months, I am starting and launching a new blog on Kennesaw Mountain and the Atlanta Campaign:

Please check out the new site, which will have a definite focus on Kennesaw Mountain, as the title states, as well as...
Author: Harry Smeltzer
Posted: 12/31/2013 - 4:31pm
Extracts from my Diary, and from my Experiences while Boarding with Jefferson Davis, in Three of His Notorious Hotels, in Richmond, Va., Tuscaloosa, Ala., and Salisbury, N. C, from July, 1861, to June, 1862. By WILLIAM J. CROSSLEY. [Late Sergeant Company C, Second Rhode Island Infantry Volunteers.] July 17th, we arrived at Fairfax, where some […]
Author: (John David Hoptak)
Posted: 12/28/2013 - 6:33am
One-hundred-and-fifty years ago this past Thursday--on December 26, 1863--and from the 48th's winter quarters near Blaine's Crossroads, Tennessee, Lieutenant Curtis Pollock, at that time commanding Company G, penned the following letter to his mother in Pottsville. The weather was cold, raw, and snowy as the veteran soldiers of the regiment endured yet another winter in uniform, and observed yet another Christmas hundreds of miles away from their families and from their homes. They knew that...
Author: Harry Smeltzer
Posted: 12/27/2013 - 1:11pm
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