Browsing All posts tagged under »Manassas Virginia«

For the memory of an uncle she never knew

May 2, 2013 by


It’s a major reason why I’m headed to Chancellorsville in just under six hours. I can list all my relatives in the 10th Virginia, the 33rd Virginia, and the Purcell Artillery who were there, fighting, on May 3, 1863. I can also list my relatives in the 7th West Virginia Infantry who were there, fighting, […]

Manassas Junction to Winchester

April 18, 2011 by


After switching trains at Manassas Junction, now on the Manassas Gap Railroad, the body of troops moved toward Strasburg. At one point, Imboden detects that the engineer of the train is deliberately slowing down, and places a Navy Colt revolver to the engineer’s head. Once in Strasburg, Imboden, seeing farmers working in the fields, commandeers […]