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Battle of Kennesaw Mountain – 148th Anniversary

Today marks the 148th anniversary of the sanguinary Battle of Kennesaw Mountain. Part of the 1864 Atlanta Campaign, the fight at Kennesaw Mountain was forced on US Major General William T. Sherman as he continually pushed the Confederate Army of … Continue reading

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Bennett Place -a photo essay

I visited the historic Bennett Place, in Durham, North Carolina, this past July. Run by the state of North Carolina, it is a historic site that you need to visit if you are in the area. I was fortunate to … Continue reading

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Washington DC – A city of monuments

This past week I had the opportunity to spend a couple of hours in Washington, D.C. While my favorite place in the area is Arlington National Cemetery, the city proper has plenty to offer. With the limited amount of time … Continue reading

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A Visit to Post Cemetery at West Point -Photo Essay

The United States Military Academy at West Point is steeped in tradition.  Originally established as headquarters for General George Washington in 1779 it was quickly recognized as a strategic position for the Colonial Army as it provided a commanding view … Continue reading

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The Battle of Kennesaw Mountain

One hundred forty-six years ago today, US Major General William T. Sherman attacked CSA General Joseph E. Johnston’s well entrenched Army of Tennessee at Kennesaw Mountain.  This battle came after a long string of flanking maneuvers by Sherman, all aimed … Continue reading

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William T. Sherman – US Major General

William Tecumsah Sherman¹ was born on February 8, 1820.  Today is his 189th birthday.  Sherman, while reviled in the south, would forever have a soft spot in his heart for Southerners. Born, in Lancaster, Ohio, he was one of eleven … Continue reading

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