Civil War Series

Civil War Series
2:12 pm
Thu March 7, 2013

General Ewell

General Ewell
Credit cumberlandcivilwar.com

In part 76 of our Civil War series, Virginia Tech history professor James Robertson profiles the career of Confederate General Richard S. Ewell, whom Robertson says was “one of nature’s sublime characters.”

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Civil War Series
2:10 pm
Thu March 7, 2013

Officer Down

Brigadier General William Nelson
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In part 77 of our Civil War series, Virginia Tech history professor James Robertson relates the events of September 29, 1862. On this date, General William Nelson was killed by one of his own officers.

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Civil War Series
2:09 pm
Thu March 7, 2013

Regimental Character

The 7th Illinois Infantry
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In part 78 of our Civil War series, Virginia Tech history professor James Robertson says that many of the regiments had a unique characteristic that set them apart from each other.

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Civil War Series
2:07 pm
Thu March 7, 2013

Major General Buford

General John Buford
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In part 79 of our Civil War series, Virginia Tech history professor James Robertson profiles the life and exemplary career of Major General John Buford.

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Civil War Series
2:05 pm
Thu March 7, 2013

A Traditional War?

War photo
Credit www.nps.gov

In part 80 of our Civil War series, Virginia Tech history professor James Robertson makes the case that the conflict, which was modern in so many aspects, had a more traditional nature. 

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