Tags » American Civil War

"Forty Parrott shells fired at fort to-day, 15 missed": The Third Major Bombardment of Fort Sumter slows to a close

At 7:30 p.m on September 2, 1864, Captain Thomas A. Huguenin sent his routine summary report for the day from Fort Sumter:

Forty Parrott shells fired at fort to-day, 15 missed.

1,035 more words
American Civil War

New Civil War Minifigures

We have put together 2 new Civil War minifigures. They are fully loaded with all the gear they need for battle!



ELLEN TERRY - AGE 16 (1864)

Welcome to American Photo Colorizing .com’s photo blog,.We colorize black & white photos for museums, media, multi-media, and families like yours. Our online Photo Gallery features 100s of colorized vintage images available for purchase. 80 more words

Griot on the Go!: September Speaking Schedule

Aug 29 2014

Please come out and join me (or listen in) if you can!

 Radio: September 2 from 10a-11a on “The Marc Steiner Show” on WEAA 88.9 FM… 102 more words

"The amount of sickness in this command ... is deplorable": August 30, 1864 - Savannah needs quinine

On August 30, 1864, General Lafayette McLaws, commanding the District of Georgia, wrote to Major Charles Stringfellow, Assistant Adjutant-General for Major-General Samuel Jones in Charleston, in regard to a pressing matter in Savannah: 496 more words

American Civil War


Just a quick word about gatekeepers.

This was my first week in the Washington, D.C. Metro area.  So, like any good researcher on Monday I headed directly for the Library of Congress to get my reader card. 227 more words