Category Archives: Civil War battles

Manning Marable’s New Biography of Malcolm X

On this day, May 19, 1925, Malcolm Little is born in Omaha, NE. <a href="http://www.npr.org/v2/?i=135144230&m=135153421&t=audio“>http://www.npr.org/v2/?i=135144230&m=135153421&t=audio Advertisements

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Disunion Blog on Hancock During Peninsula Campaign, 1862

The “Disunion Blog” in the New York Times has an article today, by Glenn David Brasher, on the Peninsula Campaign, in particular on Hancock’s direction of his siege guns at Yorktown’s Confederate lines: “By early May 1862, Union general George … Continue reading

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McClellan’s Peninsular Campaign

In his blog, “Civil War Memory,” Kevin Levin has posted on McClellan’s ill-fated Peninsula Campaign, intended to end the rebellion by capturing Richmond: http://cwmemory.com/2012/05/06/our-struggle-to-commemorate-the-peninsula-campaign/#more-16691

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Battle of Shiloh – April 6-7, 1862

Brooks Simpson has some reflections on Grant’s generalship at the battle of Shiloh, 150 years ago, and while I am no armchair general, and am very reluctant to offer any after-the-fact advice, I think that Brooks’ comments and reflections are … Continue reading

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