On May 23, 1865, the Army of the Potomac, which including the 20th Michigan Infantry Regiment, paraded in the Grand Review of the Armies in Washington D.C. 375 more words
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This is the most fascinating book I’ve read in a long time! Equal parts biography and American Civil War nonfiction, it details the experiences of Britain’s foremost spy, Robert Bunch, who was living in Charleston, South Carolina when the Civil War began and for its duration. 1,947 more words
Yes, the experience of the Civil War soldier was much more than days of battle. We can all agree with that, right? There were days spent marching. 994 more words
It has been said that at Spotsylvania the Confederates used their artillery like giant shotguns. Short ranges and the need to add power to the infantry line necessitated just that. 560 more words
American vernacular music manuscripts, ca. 1730–1910 is a free online resource supported by a major grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
The site presents digitized images of holdings of the 92 more words
A question recently came up on a reenactor Facebook page that I subscribe to regarding the locations of Civil War training camps in Massachusetts. I had done some research on this subject years ago but never completed a full survey as to how many units trained at which camps. 2,211 more words