Marching Through Georgia? Or waiting in Georgia? “Hurry up and wait” to start the March to the Sea

In the army, there is a phrase often thrown around – “hurry up and wait.”  When the superior command sets a time for action to occur, the subordinate commands will in turn set an earlier time for assembly an inspection.  When the division calls a formation at 8 a.m., the brigade will desire troops assembledContinue reading “Marching Through Georgia? Or waiting in Georgia? “Hurry up and wait” to start the March to the Sea”

A Personal Connection to Arkansas Post… and the 29th Missouri

Maybe I should be more in tune with my personal connections to the Civil War. But as I mentioned with respect to my “bushwacker” ancestors, there are just little more than service records to fall back on. If they were the type to spend time recording their experiences, those were all lost with time (asContinue reading “A Personal Connection to Arkansas Post… and the 29th Missouri”