Virginians! Time to make a call, for the Brandy Station and Cedar Mountain Battlefields

This post goes out to all readers in Virginia…. and to those who have relatives and friends in Virginia. I bring to your attention a set of budget amendments – 363 #7s, 363 #8s, and 363 #12h – presently under consideration by the state legislature. Each of these carry the explanation: This amendment directs DCRContinue reading “Virginians! Time to make a call, for the Brandy Station and Cedar Mountain Battlefields”

History and Hops: February

As mentioned earlier, I will be speaking at Dragon Hops Brewing on February 21 as part of the series “History and Hops.” As promised, here are the details: What could be better? Enjoying a beer as we discuss the Civil War…. the Civil War in Charleston on top of that! Readers well know, this isContinue reading “History and Hops: February”

Summary Statement, 3rd Quarter, 1863 – Miscellaneous Ohio artillery

The last battery in the long list of Ohio independent batteries is the 26th Ohio Independent Battery.  The transformation of “Yost’s Captured Battery” of the 32nd Ohio Infantry into the 26th Ohio Battery… administrative that it was… is a good starting point for discussing a couple of lines from the third quarter 1863 summary statementsContinue reading “Summary Statement, 3rd Quarter, 1863 – Miscellaneous Ohio artillery”