Category Archives: Eastern Theater

Battles of the Civil War – Civil War Battles Graphic

Here, from the Civil War Trust, is a great graphic showing the tragic casualty toll of the civil war battle by battle along with other information: Brought to you by The Civil War Trust

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How Can George B. McClellan Not be Seen as a Disaster?

I guess I am implying that some see him as not a “Disaster” and I think that to be the case, he has defenders does he not? I am in the middle of a course on American Civil War Command … Continue reading

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More Gettysburg Photos

Sorry for my delay with these. I have given the best description I can, if someone who has been there more than once can add some commentary (or correct me if I am mistaken) please do!! Lincoln Memorial. My kids … Continue reading

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Pickett’s Charge…

I do believe this is a video I will use during my general U.S. History class… it will hold their attention far more than watching the actual video clip from the movie… what do you think?

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Sherman’s Campaign of ’64 Irish Song, Beware of Southern Prisons & A Soldiers Appeal

OK, sharing some random stuff here but I am still trying to get my life back in order some… so bare with me. Anyway, found these during one of my document scavenger hunts recently. CLICK ON THEM TO ENLARGE!

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Return from Gettysburg

Well we just pulled in this afternoon from our 3500 mile trek to Gettysburg (and other places) and back here to our Colorado sanctuary. The trip was fantastic and the experience of being there at the battlefield and going to … Continue reading

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Gettysburg Trek, Day 5

Well 5 days into the journey and I am in Chicago, IL, visiting my family. Yesterday we went into town and Michigan Ave. where I was able to spend some time at Borders (bookstore) and check out their Civil War … Continue reading

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Civil War Reconstruction Period Letter

Civil War reconstruction period letter from a Freedman Bureau minister located at the Tyler House, Fort Monroe, VA. Letter was written by Samuel J. Whiton on April 17, 1866 to his parents Deacon Chauncey Whiton of Westford, Conn. This letter … Continue reading

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Service with the Sixth Wisconsin Volunteers

Over at SoldierStudies.org we continue with our “Life of a Civil War Soldier Series” which I thought I would share here: Service with the Sixth Wisconsin Volunteers (1890) – (PDF, 36 megs) By Rufus R. Dawes, 1838-1899. When the Civil … Continue reading

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