Summary Statement, 3rd Quarter, 1863 – Indiana’s batteries, Part 2

We started on the last post working down this long list of Indiana batteries: In that last post, we discussed the first dozen independent batteries.  Picking up there, we have independent batteries 13 through 26: Yes, a baker’s dozen plus one.  But with those fourteen batteries, we actually have less numbers to consider as onlyContinue reading “Summary Statement, 3rd Quarter, 1863 – Indiana’s batteries, Part 2”

Driving Dixie Down: Stoneman’s Raid breaks out of the mountains – March 21-29, 1865

I think anyone who has spun the AM radio dial during a long night drive will find Virgil Caine a familiar name: For many of us growing up in the 1970s, that was largest dosage of Civil War history outside the class room.   (Yes… I know the song was released in 1969.  Do IContinue reading “Driving Dixie Down: Stoneman’s Raid breaks out of the mountains – March 21-29, 1865”