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The Battle of Oak Grove, Pt. 2

OK welcome back! Now where were we? Ah, yes – well, when General Heintzelman began his attack at Oak Grove around 8:30am, he met with fierce resistance. One of Heintzelman’s division commanders, General Hooker, was making progress on his front. As a result, Hooker sent Heintzelman a message asking for reinforcements. Asking for reinforcements during […]

The Battle of Oak Grove, Pt. 1

Hello readers and welcome back to the good ol’ blog! Today’s tidbit about me is: whenever I’m riding in the passenger’s seat of a car, I feel compelled to quickly count all of the light sockets of traffic lights, as well as all of the electric transformers located on power poles and on the ground. […]

Setting Up the Dominoes

Howdy folks, and welcome back to the good ol’ blog! Today’s tidbit about me is: I just recently recovered from my second-ever bout of food poisoning, and am pleased to say that in fact, I am NOT yet dead. Although to be fair, food poisoning does occasionally have the unfortunate side effect of making death […]

A Fine Day to Ride

Hello readers, and welcome back to the good ol’ blog! Today’s tidbit about me is: I once accidentally lost the keys to my car while visiting a friend at UVA. When we returned to my car several hours later, however, I realized that I hadn’t “lost them” at all: instead I had “left them in […]

The Battle of Seven Pines, Part 2

Hello again readers, and welcome back to the good ol’ blog! I hope you all had a lovely weekend, and are ready to hear about the exciting conclusion to the Battle of Seven Pines! Today’s tidbit about me is: I once attended a Blackbeard Festival in Hampton, VA, where two sailboats and two sets of […]