Monthly Archives: February 2016

California photographer’s artistic images of military sites

Noted California photographer and artist Carrie Zeidman has released a new photographic coffee table book titled Ghosts – Images of War. She has taken a series of images at various battlefields and historic locations and has superimposed reenactor photographs or … Continue reading

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Book on Confederate Senator touches on the controversial black Confederate combat soldier issue

The late Judith Y. Shearer and Derek B. Hankerson teamed up to write a short book (123 pages) explore the motives behind why some Southern men went to war. The book is entitled Belonging: The Civil War’s South We Never … Continue reading

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York CWRT to Examine a Unique African American G.A.R. Post on February 17

The York Civil War Round Table will feature York Daily Record blogger Stephen H. Smith at its monthly meeting on Wednesday, February 17th at 7 p.m. Mr. Smith will present a Power Point talk titled “Examining A Unique African American … Continue reading

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New bio on one of Lincoln’s favorite generals, Martin D. Hardin

Martin Davis Hardin is a name not known to most Civil War buffs, a man largely obscure to modern reader. But, in his time, he and his family were well known across the country for their long and faithful service … Continue reading

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Join the Union army! Reenactors wanted! 87th PA schedule released!

The 87th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry is looking for a few good men (and women!) to join their ranks. They are accepting new members to portray infantrymen, civilians, sutlers, doctors, and other historical impressions. The original regiment was raised in September … Continue reading

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Militiaman describes the defense of Wrightsville & burning of the bridge

The above image by Bradley Schmehl shows the vanguard of the 27th Pennsylvania Volunteer Militia as they exit the Columbia-Wrightsville Bridge on Sunday evening, June 28, 1863. The officer ahead of them on horseback is Col. Jacob G. Frick, the … Continue reading

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