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Daily Archives: May 31, 2012

The Battle of Seven Pines, Part 1

Howdy folks, and welcome back to the good ol’ blog! Today’s tidbit about me is: in college, I once volunteered to set up, take down and work a T-Pain concert. The show was not only laughably and painfully bad, but it had the most ridiculously silly mascot I’ve ever seen: a giant blue teddy bear […]

The Lay of the Land: A Topographer’s View of the Civil War

A while ago, I introduced you to some Civil War photographers in an attempt to demonstrate the importance of those who served their country in a capacity other than that of a general or conventional soldier.  As the Union clashed with the Confederacy, one did not have to pick up a gun to aid in […]

Monitor Log: 31 May 1862

Remarks Saturday May 31/62   Midnight until 4 A.M Commences and until 4 AM   Heavy rain with thunder & Lightning, wind variable [?] at N.W.        E.V. Gager.     4 to 8 AM       Wind S.E & cloudy, Gunboat Ponce de Leon came down the river                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Louis Stodder     8 to Meridian […]