Nine Years Blogging

It’s becoming more and more difficult to remember a time when my interest in the Civil War did not somehow connect to blogging. Nine years ago I had just completed a master’s degree, including a thesis on William Mahone and the battle of the Crater, at the University of Richmond. I thought blogging might give me the opportunity to share my interest in the war with a broader audience. It certainly did.

Nine years later and while I see this site as much more than a blog, I certainly understand that the vast majority of visitors come here to read the latest post. I have no plans on giving it up and, as always, thanks for coming along for the ride.

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4 comments… add one
  • Pat Young Nov 8, 2014 @ 10:03

    Congrats. I have been reading this blog several times a week for four years and have enjoyed it throughout that time.

  • Jeff Howell Nov 8, 2014 @ 12:56

    Love your blog! Keep it up!!!

  • M.D. Blough Nov 8, 2014 @ 22:08

    Happy Anniversary!

  • Jimmy Dick Nov 9, 2014 @ 8:07

    I enjoy your blog very much, Kevin. I admire how you share what you have learned despite the negative reactions from those who object to the use of facts to interpret history. Keep it coming!

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