“War is all Hell”

William T. Sherman was one of the more famous generals of the American Civil War.   Best known for his march through Georgia in 1864-65, cutting themselves off from their supply trains.  His armies foraged off the territory they were traveling through, reaching Savannah right before Christmas 1864, in time for Sherman to present the President … Continue reading “War is all Hell”

SEVEN SCORE AND TEN YEARS AGO!

By Stephen Every year on July 4 the United States celebrates its independence from Great Britain in 1776.  One hundred fifty years ago the American Civil War was raging across the breadth of the eastern half of the nation.  Ironically, the two battles that provided the turning point of that war were decided on July … Continue reading SEVEN SCORE AND TEN YEARS AGO!