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  • CJs Eagle Scout Project – Gettysburg Amphitheater Jun 9, 2017
    My son CJ is currently a Life Scout with Troop 23 in Harrisburg.  In order to obtain his Eagle Scout rank, he must plan, develop, and give leadership to others in a service project that is helpful to the community.  He decided he wanted ...
  • The Civil War in Color Series – Gettysburg Veterans May 5, 2017
    Battle of Gettysburg Reunion of 1913 From June 29 to July 6, 1913, 50 years after the Battle of Gettysburg, Union and Confederate flags flew side by side when more than 50,000 Civil War veterans converged on Gettysburg, Pennsylvania for a grand re...
  • Soldiers on the march – Using math to learn about the Civil War Apr 28, 2017
    During the Civil War, there were no cars, planes or other fancy transportation.  While the cavalry rode their horses between battlefields, the infantry walked.  The question is, how fast did they walk and how much ground could they cover...
  • Abraham Lincoln and Black Easter Apr 13, 2017
    In 1865, Good Friday, the day that commemorates Christ’s crucifixion, fell on April 14th.    As we all know, Abraham Lincoln was shot on Good Friday, April 14, 1865.  He died on Saturday, April 15th, and the nation mourne...
  • Serenading President Lincoln with Dixies Land Apr 10, 2017
    On April 10, 1865, the day after the surrender of the Army of Northern Virginia, despite rain and mud there were some 3,000 people in the streets of Washington celebrating. Crowds serenaded President Lincoln throughout the day. “At length,&r...
  • Book Review: Nostalgia by Dennis McFarland Dec 9, 2016
    Did I mention that I was catching up on book reviews?  Next up is Nostalgia by Dennis McFarland. From the Author: Set during the Civil War, this stunning novel from bestselling author Dennis McFarland follows a nineteen-year-old private ...
  • Book Review: Hour of Peril by Daniel Stashower Dec 7, 2016
    One advantage of having a long commute is the ability to listen to audiobooks.  One book I received is The Hour of Peril by Daniel Stashower.  I listened to this book as an audiobook, narrated by Edoardo Ballerini. According to the ...
  • Book Review: Yoke of Wind by Luke Comer Dec 5, 2016
    Finally catching up on some reading and another book I received is Yoke of Wind by Luke Comer.   According to the author:  Before the Civil War, a slavemaster named Jonah takes his family and five of what he believes are his mo...
  • Book Review: Artifacts of The Battle of Little Big Horn by Will Hutchison Dec 3, 2016
    I know that the book Artifacts of The Battle of Little Big Horn is not Civil War related but it was written by my good friend Will “Hutch” Hutchison.   According to the author: A definitive work, The Artifacts of Little Big Horn i...
  • Book Review: Custer’s Trials by TJ Stiles Dec 1, 2016
    A while back, I received a review copy of Custer’s Trails by TJ Stiles and finally got around to finishing it and thought I would share a quick review.   According to the author’s website: From the Pulitzer Prize and National Book...