Monthly Archives: July 2013

Reminiscences of war

Whereas a diary gives a personal day to day insight into the lives of the men and women who wrote them, reminiscences give the reader not only the insight into the event, but also some of the emotions that an … Continue reading

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“Tell my father…”

Late in the afternoon of July 2, 1863, Confederate General Robert E. Lee planned to renew his assault on the Union Army of the Potomac stationed on the high ground outside of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. He tapped his First Corps, under … Continue reading

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First Wednesday – “July 1863, North Carolina”

We when think Civil War, July 1863, it conjures images of such iconic places and moments as the Devil’s Den, Little Round Top, Seminary Ridge, Culp’s Hill or the so-called High Water mark at the angle along United States defenses … Continue reading

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