One hundred and fifty two years ago today, which also was a Wednesday, the largest military conflict in North American history begins this day when Union and Confederate forces collide at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. The epic battle lasted three days and resulted in a retreat to Virginia by Robert E. Lee’s Army of Northern Virginia.
At approximately 7:30 am, Lieutenant Marcellus Jones of the 8th Illinois Volunteer Cavalry fires the first shot at...
I found this article on a myth involving the reproduction of Lincoln's chair in Ford's Theatre and low and behold Civil War Talk & @unionblue are both mentioned in the last 2 paragraphs of the article.
Thought others would find this interesting & amusing as I did.