Monthly Archives: August 2011

The Rappahannock Crossings

We got an unexpected jolt this afternoon in Virginia, but things seem to have quieted down a little as we now await the arrival of Hurricane Irene this weekend.  149 years ago this week there was a different kind of … Continue reading

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The 54th New York Infantry, the “Hiram Barney Rifles”, the “Schwarze Yaeger”

With the new school year starting, I’ll be switching over to semi-monthly postings.  My next series of posts will deal with the 54th New York Infantry, another of von Gilsa’s units present at Blocher’s Knoll and East Cemetery Hill during … Continue reading

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Miscellany – Part I

The variety of posts possible regarding the 11th Corps is seemingly unlimited, but this week has been uninspiring for me.  I have a couple of ideas I may work up into longer articles and a few ideas percolating in my … Continue reading

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