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The Angel of Marye’s Heights DVD -Review

Noted author and historian, Michael Aubrecht, contacted me recently to let me know about a DVD that he and Clint Ross co-produced. “The Angel of Marye’s Heights” is a wonderful 30 minute documentary about Sergeant Richard Rowland Kirkland of the … Continue reading

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Fredericksburg National Battlefield -a photo essay

This week marks the 148th anniversary of the sanguinary Battle of Fredericksburg. Located approximately halfway between Washington City and Richmond, Fredericksburg would be the focal point of significant action during the American Civil War. In December 1862, US Major General … Continue reading

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Battle of Fredericksburg – Ambrose Burnside’s First Foray

147 years ago this week, US Major General Ambrose Burnside’s Army of the Potomac fought Robert E. Lee’s Army of Northern Virginia in one of the most bloody, one sided engagements, of the entire American Civil War.  This was Burnside’s … Continue reading

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