Tag Archives: Civil War

Retracing History: The Gettysburg Battlefield

“This is a human story and that is what continues to draw people here today”, said our guide, Larry Korczyk,¬†as we began our tour of the Gettysburg battlefield. We stood on Seminary Ridge, looking out toward McPherson’s farm, where heavy … Continue reading

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Tragedy at the “Sunken Road”: a visit to Fredericksburg, VA

A few years back, I read The Killer Angels, Michael Shaara’s Pulitzer-winning novel about the Civil War. Centered on the events of the Battle of Gettysburg, it is a work of historically meticulous fiction and, if you are only going … Continue reading

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