Browsing All posts tagged under »2nd Massachusetts Infantry«

The Fourth of July in the Shenandoah… in 1862

July 4, 2012 by

5

I looked through a few of the resources I have at my disposal, for accounts of Union soldiers who remained in the Shenandoah Valley, and were still present here, on July 4, 1862. Regretfully, I could only come up with two accounts that were either written on that day, or described, in brief, what happened […]

It’s the Sesqui of Malvern Hill… yes, but… meanwhile, back in the Shenandoah Valley

July 1, 2012 by

2

I thought… with all the focus on matters occurring 150 years ago around Richmond… it might be interesting to point out a little something about matters back here, in the Shenandoah Valley, which were occurring at that same time. Stonewall Jackson had successfully cleared the Valley of “Yankees”! Right? Not so fast, there… Truth of […]