Tag Archives: Richard Ewell

Hunter H. McGuire – Chief Surgeon 2d Corps Army of Northern Virginia (Soldier Profile Series)

C.S.A. Chief Surgeon Hunter H. McGuire Birth Date: October 11, 1835 Birth Place: Winchester, Virginia Date of Death: September 19, 1900 Location of Death: Richmond, Virginia Education: Winchester Medical College Military Experience: United States Civil War Major Battles: Served as a … Continue reading

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Battle of Spotsylvania Court House winds down

One hundred forty-seven years ago the fighting at Spotsylvania Court House was winding down. Part of US Lieutenant General Ulysses S. Grant’s Overland Campaign, it was a horrific series of battles. After fighting CSA General Robert E. Lee’s Army of … Continue reading

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Central Tennessee Civil War Era Graves – a photo essay

Recently, I visited the Volunteer State – Tennessee. I had business in the Nashville area, but I took an extra day of vacation to visit Franklin and Spring Hill. I recently provided short photo essays on both of these battlefields … Continue reading

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Interview with Scott L. Mingus, Sr. – author of “The Louisiana Tigers in the Gettysburg Campaign”

I recently finished reading Scott L. Mingus’ newest book, “The Louisiana Tigers in the Gettysburg Campaign: June-July 1863.”  I am a fan of Scott Mingus.  My first experience with one of his excellent narratives was a year  ago, when I … Continue reading

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