The Civil War Connections Blog

Daily Archives: September 6, 2012

McClellan and His Men

Hey there, folks, and welcome back to the Connections blog! During these past two weeks 150 years ago, Confederate General Lee and his army had slipped into Union General Pope’s rear and forced him into a fight at the Battle of 2nd Manassas, on almost the exact same battlefield as the Battle of 1st Manassas. […]

Monitor Log: 6 September 1862

Remarks Sep 6th /62   Commences & till 4 Wind S & E[astwar]d weather clear & cold                                 Louis Stodder                 From 4 to 8 At 6 the Genesee & Mahaska went up the river   Wind S.W light & clear pleasant weather                                                                                                                                                                                 GF.  Geo. Frederickson     From 8 to Meridian […]