Saturday, October 21, 2017

Tag: Civil War

First Battle of Memphis / Sesquicentennial

If I told you that there were 10,000 Memphians, with blankets and picnic baskets, sitting on the bluff, you would assume I was referring...

Emancipation Proclamation

The Emancipation Proclamation, issued by President Abraham Lincoln, does not have the same impressiveness that it did when I was younger. While it was...

Civil War IV / 1862

After a breather from the Civil War, I am back with the next portion: Civil War IV, 1862. If you haven't been keeping up,...

Another Memorial Day Blog…but it’s History!

First, I think it is important that everyone remembers what Memorial Day is really about; it isn't the "official start of summer," it is...