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An evening with “Bud” Robertson, part 2

March 30, 2013 by


The second great point that struck me while listening to Dr. Robertson was… in him, are we listening to the end of an era? He didn’t say anything about this… it’s just something that came to my mind. I think we are. Not only are we looking at one of the history community’s living connections […]

An evening with “Bud” Robertson, part 1

March 29, 2013 by


As I mentioned in my hasty post from just over 12 hours ago, I had the opportunity last night, to listen to Dr. James I. “Bud” Robertson, Jr., at the Hagerstown CWRT. In that distinctive south-central Piedmont Virginia accent, he engaged the audience with quick glimpses of stories from his latest work, The Untold Civil War. His objectives […]

An intermission… but a good one

March 28, 2013 by


I know I said that I’d have something more to say about the Galvanized Yankees from the 34th Mississippi Infantry, but I need to have a brief intermission. So, if you will please, allow me an indulgence… This evening, courtesy of my gracious host, Tim Snyder (author of Trembling in the Balance: The Chesapeake and […]