Better a half-mile farther forward: Defenses of Washington in September ’61 – Part 2

My premise, discussing the Washington defenses in September 1862, is not that the Confederates passed on some grand opportunity – or even there was better than a slim chance of success – but rather that those defenses were not the impressive, near-impregnable works known later in the war. That said, let me pick up wereContinue reading “Better a half-mile farther forward: Defenses of Washington in September ’61 – Part 2”