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|This Week in the Civil War: June 17-23, 1863 Wednesday, June 17. In Georgia, the Confederate ironclad Atlanta, or Fingal, battled Federal ships Weehawken and Nahant at the mouth of the Wilmington River in Wassaw Sound. Atlanta was ultimately forced to surrender after being hit four times. This was … Continue reading → more... - 2013/06/17|
|This Week in the Civil War: Jun 10-16, 1863 Wednesday, June 10. General Joseph Hooker, commanding the Federal Army of the Potomac, wrote to President Abraham Lincoln that General Robert E. Lee’s Confederate Army of Northern Virginia was moving north. Hooker proposed to ignore Lee’s army and advance on … Continue reading more... - 2013/06/12|
|This Week in the Civil War: Jun 3-9, 1863 Wednesday, June 3. General Robert E. Lee’s Confederate Army of Northern Virginia began moving west out of Fredericksburg, beginning what would become Lee’s second invasion of the North. The Federal Ninth Corps was transferred from Kentucky to reinforce General Ulysses … Continue reading more... - 2013/06/03|
|LSU Press Civil War Titles 40% Off Until June 25 Baton Rouge—Hundreds of fascinating Civil War titles can be yours at a 40% discount until June 25. This offer includes classic hardcover and paperback titles, as well as new releases like Alfred C. Young III’s “Lee’s Army during the Overland … Continue reading → more... - 2013/05/30|
|This Week in the Civil War: May 27-Jun 2, 1863 Wednesday, May 27. In Louisiana, a massed Federal assault on Port Hudson failed, as the attackers became tangled in underbrush and fallen timbers. The Confederates held a strong position atop a bluff that commanded both the land and river approaches … Continue reading → more... - 2013/05/27|
|Watch “Rebel” tonight at 10PM ET/9PM CT I just viewed this production that is part of the PBS series Voces, which deals with Latino figures. Rebel tells the story of Loreta Velazquez, a Cuban-American, who served as a soldier in the Confederate Army, later to serve as … Continue reading → more... - 2013/05/24||
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