Monthly Archives: September 2011

Colonel Kozlay’s Journal – Part 2

In this post, we’ll continue to look at Colonel Kozlay’s journal through the 1862 Valley Campaign. The quality of leadership is referenced in Kozlay’s journal again and again, and the 1862 Valley Campaign is no exception.  On April 15, 1862, … Continue reading

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Colonel Kozlay’s Journal – Part 1

Colonel Kozlay’s regimental journal (http://dmna.state.ny.us/historic/reghist/civil/infantry/54thInf/54thInfKozlayJournal1.htm) is a fascinating document.  It is not what one would expect and challenges the preconceptions of who the “German” soldiers were.  We rejoin Kozlay and the 54th New York in October 1861.  Kozlay was originally … Continue reading

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