Month: February 2020

War: The Organized Bore
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War: The Organized Bore

Justice Holmes once said, “War? War is an organized bore.” Despite what you may see in the movies and so on, war is not a bunch of non-stop action. In truth, there is a lot of downtime when it comes to wartime, and this is especially true when you are talking about the Civil War….

Forty Years to Find a Bucket Lister Then Found Seven
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Forty Years to Find a Bucket Lister Then Found Seven

The Civil War battlefield of Perryville, Kentucky will always have special significance for me, not only because it was the site of the biggest Civil War battle fought in the state, (and one of the twenty biggest in the whole war!) but because it was there that I found my very first Civil War artifact…

Civil War Relic Collection Expanding
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Civil War Relic Collection Expanding

Recently, I wrote a story about our grandson, Benjamin, being chosen to lay a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Washington, D.C. But, he also has a great interest in another military conflict, the Civil War. This is the bloody fight which pitted brother against brother, and father against son, in the…