Tag Archives: Chancellorsville

Flank Attack Land Saved

Greetings, dear reader. It has been a few weeks since my last post, thanks to a bout with bronchitis and then a brief but violent encounter with what likely was the stomach flu. My next post will continue the focus … Continue reading

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Leopold von Gilsa

Continuing on the theme of the 41st New York Infantry, I have some information (and, as usual, questions) about its commander, Leopold von Gilsa. Leopold von Gilsa, after approximately 150 years, comes across as a mysterious figure.  Do not infer … Continue reading

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The 41st New York Infantry (DeKalb Zouaves)

Yes, the following post only mentions Gettysburg toward the end. I debated whether to do a specifically “Gettysburg” post because today marks the 148th anniversary of the stand of the 1st and 11th Corps at Gettysburg. As you can read, … Continue reading

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