A trip into the past

A trip into the past

Well, I promised some more photos from Hollywood Cemetery in Richmond, so here they are. You have to appreciate the beautiful craftsmanship on some of these monuments and wonder about the amount of time it must have taken to create them. I am always drawn to those...
‘Glorious Courage in One so Young’

‘Glorious Courage in One so Young’

For those who are not familiar with the young Confederate officer John Pelham, I thought I’d do a short post on one of his actions in Fredericksburg, Va. A Major of artillery at the age of 24, Pelham kept Union General William Franklin’s infantry (16,000...
Rare Civl War artifacts discovered in Georgia

Rare Civl War artifacts discovered in Georgia

According to reports, Georgia archaeologists have unearthed a number of rare Civil War artifacts after locating a Confederate prison camp. State officials announced the discovery of Camp Lawton, which was reportedly found by a graduate student studying archaeology at...
A memorable Civil War weekend

A memorable Civil War weekend

Welbourne I have returned from two of the most wonderful days in my entire life. Really! Looking back on it now, I feel like I was in a time warp, or maybe I dreamed the whole thing. It was just too good to be true. It’s funny since the whole thing was kind of a...
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