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From Gettysburg to Richmond on a Civil War Day. Peter is an avid reader of Civil War history and his interest has rubbed of on all of us. On to Sharpsburg/Antietam Creek Battlefield. We visited the sunken road and Burnside's Bridge. A very peaceful, much more contained area than Gettysburg and yet the more casualties were suffered here in one day than any other military day with some 23,000 ...
From Goldens Bridge, New York, through
7 – 7.5 hours of driving!
... 8220;Give me Liberty or give me Death but give me Slaves!” speech since Henry was a slaveholder. Many of the American Founding Fathers from the southern colonies/states were slave owners, but many wrote about their issues with the morality of the institution, freed their slaves in their will, or in Monroe’s case made it a point not to break up slave families. To my knowledge Patrick Henry is not on record as having expressed any such regrets.
... too small, with a good collection and variety of art from all eras and some
different parts of the world, in attractive exhibition space with good
lighting. Most of the VMFA building is actually very modern, something
surprising for a city as conservative and tradition-bound as Richmond. I
envisioned a very symmetrical colonnaded neoclassical building for Richmond’s
collection, perhaps with some new ...
... at the end. 8,000 pounds of gunpowder were packed in and at 4.25am on 28 July, the fuse was lit. The ground exploded and threw guns, soldiers, horses into the air creating a 60m wide, 40m long and 9m deep crater and an effective 250m gap in the CSA defences. 8,500 Union troops quickly poured in, although most of them went into the crater without realising they couldn't climb out.
Approx 6,000 CSA troops were rushed to the scene and ...