Browsing All posts tagged under »Virginia’s Civil War«

Small talk jibber jabber

March 16, 2009 by


I couldn’t help but notice… and thought it worthy of mention here… that at the top of Virginia’s Department of Taxation page, there is an interesting graphic. From right to left, we have the Natural Bridge, the Godspeed II (I believe), Monticello, a shot from (I think) Colonial Williamsburg, and… as the focus on Virginia’s […]

Confederate seizure of free blacks in the Gettysburg Campaign

December 5, 2008 by


After posting twice this week (on 12/2 and 12/3) about Confederates taking civilians during the Gettysburg Campaign, I recalled having heard different stories about Confederates taking free blacks (and “runaways”) and sending them into slavery in the South. So, I thought I’d Google a few things to see what information the Web might yield. For this post, I’ve plucked only […]