Photo Analysis: USCT at Johnsonville Depot, November 1864. Waiting for a train?

On my visit to Johnsonville last week, one of the markers encountered featured this wartime photo (Original located at LOC’s digital archive): This is one half of a stereo-view: To me, this is one of the “classic” photos of the war.  It appears in the “Golden Book of the Civil War,” somewhere around page 181Continue reading “Photo Analysis: USCT at Johnsonville Depot, November 1864. Waiting for a train?”

Refreshing furlough… Now a return to work

No posts for the last week of July.  Instead of “on the road” posts as offered during vacations in the past, I opted to just let the grass grow here on the blog.  During our trip, we added a number of Civil War related sites into our itinerary. Several stops in Tennessee, including a lengthyContinue reading “Refreshing furlough… Now a return to work”