150 Years Ago: Fighting at Upperville

The forth major cavalry action of the Gettysburg campaign concluded this evening 150 years ago at Upperville, Virginia.  As with Middleburg, I’m not going to attempt to improve upon the maps and narrative offered from the ABPP study of the Loudoun Valley cavalry actions.  Instead let me offer some of my favorite photos from visitsContinue reading “150 Years Ago: Fighting at Upperville”

June is a busy month for Sesquicentennialists

This month Civil War sesquicentennialists are approaching two important 150th anniversaries which, I’d argue, not only served as turning points in the Civil War but also for the 150th observances. Two great campaigns concluded in July – Gettysburg and Vicksburg – with both reaching a crescendo during the first days of the month. Likewise, forContinue reading “June is a busy month for Sesquicentennialists”