Browsing All posts tagged under »Thomas J. “Stonewall” Jackson«

The Haynes-Beylor Murder

October 3, 2008 by


Picking up from where I left off with my last post… As I prepared to begin work on my thesis, I began sorting out my “findings” from the newspapers and Southern Unionist claims. Despite all that I already had, there was more to be learned. In fact, I exchanged e-mails with one person who made me aware […]

One Union soldier’s reflections on the Lost Cause

March 24, 2008 by


The following is from Chapter 12 of the History of the Twelfth West Virginia Infantry (by William Hewitt) which is available on Linda Cunningham Fluharty’s fantastic website about that regiment. … regarding the war from a moral and political standpoint, it sometimes seems as if the war did not last long enough. It took years of the […]


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