“From the Colored Citizens of Virginia”

As you might imagine, William Mahone was front and center last week in Petersburg for the 150th anniversary of the battle of the Crater. His memory looms large over the […]

Thank You Petersburg

As much as I Iove living in Boston I’ve missed the opportunity to take part in sesquicentennial events here in Virginia over the past few years. Spending the week here […]

See You In Petersburg!

Heading down to Petersburg, Virginia later today for the 150th anniversary of the battle of the Crater. I will be on the battlefield at roughly 4:45 tomorrow morning to mark […]

Heading to Gettysburg… Again

Tomorrow my wife and I head to Gettysburg for the weekend. On Saturday afternoon at 3:30 I will deliver a presentation (followed by a book signing at 4:30) as part […]

Destination Petersburg 150th

I thought we would never get here, but in roughly two weeks the 150th anniversary of the Petersburg Campaign kicks off. The staff at the Petersburg National Battlefield has put […]