Tag Archives: Schimmelfennig

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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“I will not perform the ungrateful task of comparing cases of failure.”

Again and again I find myself drawn to the engagements at the Rappahannock river crossings in the week prior to the battle of Second Bull Run.  While some of my first posts dealt with Fauquier White Sulphur Springs, today’s post … Continue reading

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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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