Grant Calls In Reinforcements

Check out the image accompanying Clint Schemmer’s recent essay on upcoming events related to the Civil War in central Virginia in 1864. It’s easy to imagine the Army of Northern Virginia with automatic weapons.

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3 comments… add one

  • Brooks D. Simpson Apr 29, 2014

    However, he is about to learn that Ambrose Burnside is out of service.

  • Ken Noe Apr 29, 2014

    “Please continue holding for President Lincoln. Your call is very important to us.”
    {Music: “Battle Cry of Freedom”}
    “Please continue holding for President Lincoln. Your call is very important to us.”
    {Music}
    Grant: “I’m prepared to wait it out on this line if it takes all summer.”
    “Please continue holding for President Lincoln. Your call is very important to us.”

    • Kevin Levin Apr 29, 2014

      Classic Ken Noe. :-)

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