Category Archives: Announcements

ThisMightyScourge is back online!

I wanted to let everyone know that my blog has been repaired. The malware has been removed, the database repaired and WordPress updates have been applied. Over the coming days, I will return to publishing regular posts and reviews. Thank … Continue reading

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Why no posts?

Dear friends, I am sure you are probably wondering why I have not posted recently. It is not due to a waning interest in writing. It is due to the fact that my blog was hacked a couple of months … Continue reading

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RIP: American Civil War Battlefields Facebook Group

Many of you have followed my blog articles via the Facebook group, American Civil War Battlefields. I started this group around four years ago when I first signed up for Facebook. The group had grown to over 6,000 members and … Continue reading

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148th Anniversary of the conclusion of fighting at Gettysburg

Today is the 148th anniversary of the third day of fighting at the Battle of Gettysburg. This battle was destined to become the epic battle in a war of epic battles: Shiloh, Antietam, Fredericksburg, Stones River,¬†Chancellorsville, the Wilderness, Spotsylvania, Cold … Continue reading

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The Gettysburg Foundation Goes Interactive

Earlier this year, the Gettysburg Foundation’s member website, FriendsofGettysburg.org, was updated. The new member web site offers many new features: Photo sharing Essay sharing Park ranger’s preservation blog Historical blog, “This Great Task Before Us” A new perks program, Gettysburg … Continue reading

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Gettysburg Casino Developers Consider Appeal

As reported yesterday by Eric Wittenburg, the proposed developers of the Mason Dixon Resort and Casino in Gettysburg are considering an appeal. Recently denied approval to build a casino near the Gettysburg National Military Park by the Pennsylvania Gaming Control … Continue reading

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Captain Thomas Espy GAR Post 153 Announces Civil War Living History Weekend

Good morning friends. I was recently contacted by the publicity staff at the Andrew Carnegie Free Library & Music Hall. Within the walls of the Free Library resides the Captain Thomas Espy GAR Post 153 in all its original splendor. … Continue reading

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Follow me on Twitter

I know many of you follow my personal Twitter account. I have been syndicating my blog articles to this account for some time. I get off on a political tangent periodically which you may not agree with. While we do … Continue reading

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Wal-Mart Abandons Plans for Wilderness Supercenter

This is a great day for battlefield preservation. While driving to a meeting a short time ago, I heard on FoxNews radio that Wal-Mart has announced that it will abandon its plans to build a Supercenter adjacent to the Wilderness … Continue reading

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Eric Wittenberg on Newsweek’s Preservation Article

I encourage all of you to check out Eric Wittenberg’s comments on the January 13, 2011 Newsweek article, “Battle Over the Battlefields.” You can read the text of the article and he provides a link to also read it on … Continue reading

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