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The Battle of Bull Run

I just finished The Battle at Bull Run, by William C. Davis. Actually, I read it piecemeal a while back, and I decided I wanted to read it cover-to-cover as I conduct my own research into wartime and antebellum primary … Continue reading

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Flanking movements: Dark Humor and sarcasm from the US Civil War

Originally posted here: Fog and Friction. Follow me there, if you’re into military history. I stumbled across this last year while doing research for a paper. Soldiers often develop a dark humor as they cope with the exasperating extremes of … Continue reading

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