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Short Lived Ironclad

Hey there folks and welcome back to the good ol’ blog! Today’s tidbit about me is: like most people, I am perfectly aware that Sunday is technically the beginning of a new week. However, despite the best efforts of calendars, I still occasionally forget that fact and revert to my childhood idea that Monday is […]

The Cowardly Lion on the Peninsula

Hey everybody, welcome back to the good ol’ blog! Today’s tidbit about me is: I’ve never been west of the Texas panhandle, but I long to explore the great expanses of mountain and sand that are the American West.   So in our last blog posting, I discussed the Battle of Drewry’s Bluff. Now, Drewry’s […]

Monitor Log: 15 May 1862

Remarks Thursday May 15th/62   Midnight to 4. A.M Wind & weather same  swung to ebb at 4. A.M.  Pickets called in at 4 A.M                                                                                                             E.V. Gager     4 to 8 A.M Wind N.E and raining, at 6 AM got under weigh stood up the river.  the banks lined with riflemen firing at […]

The Battle of Drewry’s Bluff

Howdy friends, and welcome to another posting on the good ol’ blog! Today’s tidbit about me is: during a visit to Dublin in May of 2008, I completely bypassed the 2-hour-long line for admission to the Guinness Brewery by registering online the night before at no extra cost! You should all do the same if […]