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Longstreet Finds Adversaries Lacking Honor

Longstreet Finds Adversaries Lacking Honor Southern commanders like James Longstreet expected their Northern counterparts to embrace the conviction that enemies no less than comrades merited honorable treatment, from officers down to enlisted men. To encourage a Southern soldier to desert was unthinkable; A letter from a Southern woman in 1862 stated that “the black title [...]

Longstreet Finds Adversaries Lacking Honor2017-03-25T00:22:30+00:00

Legends of America: “Bloody Bill” Anderson

Born in Kentucky in 1839 before moving to Missouri and eventually living in Kansas when the Civil War started, Bill Anderson soon earned the non de plume "Bloody Bill."  An unusual event made a guerrilla out of William Anderson. His family had been living in Council Grove, Territory of Kansas at the start of the [...]

Legends of America: “Bloody Bill” Anderson2015-10-13T14:32:58+00:00

From Chancellorsville

The Stonewall Procession - A Historic Re-Enactment May 12, 2007 Thomas J. (Stonewall) Jackson from Chancellorsville to Lynchburg and Lexington Thomas J. “Stonewall” Jackson was mortally wounded, near Chancellorsville on May 2, 1863, when he was shot by his own men while returning to his camp at night. Dr. Hunter H. McGuire attended to Jackson [...]

From Chancellorsville2017-03-25T00:31:51+00:00

Pictures of Procession

The Stonewall Procession - A Historic Re-Enactment May 12, 2007 - Pictures Page

Pictures of Procession2015-04-04T20:36:20+00:00

Robert E. Lee

Robert E. Lee A Tribute to a Soldier, Educator, Christian Gentleman, Husband, and Father by Michael Gross Early Excellence Robert Edward Lee was born on January 19, 1807 at Stratford Hall Plantation, Westmoreland County, Virginia, the youngest son of Major General Henry “Lighthorse” Lee, hero of the American Revolution, and Anne Hill Carter Lee. Robert showed early [...]

Robert E. Lee2015-04-04T20:36:20+00:00

J.E.B. Stuart

J. E. B. Stuart The Confederate Cavalier by Michael Gross General “Jeb” Stuart, arguably the most famous cavalry commander during the War Between the States, cut a dashing figure in his red-lined grey cape, yellow sash, red boutineer, and ostrich-plumed hat. However dressed, his Union adversaries found out on more than one occasion that he [...]

J.E.B. Stuart2015-04-04T20:36:20+00:00