Trend Results : With Gettysburg


Blog Post Results (1-20 of 302)

FILTER RESULTS

A Civil War Witch Hunt: George Gordon Meade, The Retreat from Gettysburg and the Joint Committee on the Conduct of the War

Part two in a series Cross-posted at Emerging Civil War. In the first installment of this series, we reviewed the findings of the Joint Committee on the Conduct of the War with respect to the conduct of the pursuit of the defeated Army of Northern Virginia by Maj. Show More Summary

A Civil War Witch Hunt: George Gordon Meade, the Retreat from Gettysburg, and the Joint Committee on the Conduct of the War

Part one in a series Maj. Gen. George G. Meade My two most recent posts dealt with the Joint Committee on the Conduct of the War’s attempt to crucify George Gordon Meade for allegedly deciding to retreat from the battlefield at Gettysburg. Show More Summary

An enduring controversy: the Pipe Creek Circular and the Battle of Gettysburg

This is the first part of a two-part series that was cross-posted on Emerging Civil War. No battle of the American Civil War has generated more ongoing and enduring controversies than the Battle of Gettysburg. With the anniversary of...Show More Summary

Ostrander And Mandrake Launch A Kickstarter For 'Kros: Hallowed Ground,' The Story Of Vampires At The Battle Of Gettysburg

John Ostrander and Tom Mandrake have a pretty amazing track record. The long-time collaborators are probably best known for their work at DC with titles like The Spectre and Martian Manhunter --- and for the creation of Johnny Karaoke,...Show More Summary

Historically Accurate Civil War Uniforms for Dogs

last monthHumor / odd : Neatorama

(Photo: Dogs of Gettysburg) Well, technically speaking, dogs on either side usually did not wear regulation uniforms. But if you want your pooch to look like a Union or Confederate soldier with the precision that a Civil War reenactor would appreciate, then Stephanie Honodel can outfit your dog. Show More Summary

Gettysburg Just A Made a Major Decision About the Confederate Flag In Their Gift Shops

If you don’t think the flag should be flown above government buildings, I agree with you.  If a private company or a video game manufacturer want to not sell it,

The best review of my writing career

With many thanks to Dave Roth, the publisher, for giving me permission to reprint it here, here is Rob Grandchamp’s extraordinary review of “The Devil’s to Pay”: John Buford at Gettysburg. A History and Walking Tour that appears in the current issue of Blue & Gray Magazine. Show More Summary

Oyelowo remembers 'amazing' Gettysburg Address moment with Obama

David Oyelowo will never forget President Obama reading the Gettysburg Address at the White House.

A Headmaster’s Civil War Memory

Last month the headmaster of a middle school in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania took some time from the day to talk with his students about the significance…

Why Do We Preserve So Much Civil War Battlefield Land?

In a couple of days I head out with thirteen students to follow the 20th Massachusetts Infantry from Antietam to Gettysburg. It’s going to be…

23 Notoriously Unrhymable Words (That Actually Have Rhymes)

5 months agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

You’ll no doubt have heard the old fact that nothing rhymes with orange. But in fact, the English surname Gorringe—as in Henry Honeychurch Gorringe, captain of the USS Gettysburg—rhymes with orange. And so does Blorenge, the name of a hill in south Wales. Show More Summary

Gov. Christie's State of the State Address

Abraham Lincoln in his Gettysburg Address said, "The world will little note, nor long remember what we say here," but we do remember. With Gov. Christie's address today, not so likely. In previous such addresses Christie said, "The State of our State is improving - getting better every day" - sounds good but has proven untrue. Show More Summary

The many faces of Lincoln as created by Wendy Allen

Gettysburg artist Wendy Allen is in love with President Abraham Lincoln. Her obsession with the 16th president dates back more than 30 years, and in that time, she has painted hundreds of images of him. Her Lincoln is not the stiff face seen daily on the dollar bill. Her Lincoln lives.Read full article >>

Midday open thread: Cyberwargames, Gettysburg Address at 151, Jason Carter could run again

8 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Today's comic by Matt Bors is Ku Klux Klan rebrands: 151 years ago today, Abe Lincoln followed the now-forgotten two-hour speech of the featured guy at Gettysburg with a two minute speech of his own: Newspapers critical of the President had snide things to say about the speech’s brevity and inappropriateness to the occasion. Show More Summary

Gettysburg hero’s family to receive Medal of Honor

The surviving family of First Lieutenant Alonzo Cushing will be presented with the Medal of Honor at the White House next week for the lieutenant’s actions on the last day of the Battle at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania in the face of the famous Pickett’s Charge, according to the Stars & Stripes. Though he and many of […]

Alonzo Cushing relative found to accept Medal of Honor

A blood relative of Lt. Alonzo Hereford Cushing, a hero soldier who died on the last day of the Gettysburg battle, has finally been found, meaning the White House can now go ahead with a postponed Medal of Honor ceremony. Read full article >>

Which Black Man Was Responsible for Burying Bodies at Gettysburg?

Editor’s note: For those who are wondering about the retro title of this black-history series, please take a moment to learn about historian Joel A. Rogers, author of the 1934 book 100 Amazing Facts About the Negro With Complete Proof, to whom these “amazing facts” are an homage.

That's Rather Historic: Super Cute Log Cabin Has Weathered Some Odd Renovations

Built in 1790, the Stevens Log House of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania survived the Civil War only to be faced with a slow onslaught of renovations that rendered it a mixed bag of changes from different eras. To be sure, there's...

Ravens decide to team build with ScarJo

OWINGS MILLS, Md. -- As far as team-building activities go, the Baltimore Ravens went from visiting Gettysburg last year to seeing ScarJo on the big screen this year. Ravens coach John Harbaugh surprised his team by shortening Wednesday's...Show More Summary

The DeanBeat: War games make a comeback with strong indie gaming and digital distribution

Simulations of the Battle of Gettysburg and the air war over Stalingrad are a welcome addition to indie gaming.

Copyright © 2015 Regator, LLC