and then you get there and realize it’s just a bunch of guys dressed up as soldiers.
A few years ago I was approached about getting involved in the founding of a new Civil War museum in Spotsylvania County. I was appreciative of the offer, but declined owing to some of the unanswered questions that still lingered. Well, Executive Director Terry Thomann managed to open his museum and even had plans to [...]
This weekend the Sons of Confederate Veterans from South Carolina unveiled a monument to McGowan’s brigade on the Spotsylvania battlefield. The monument commemorates the fighting that took place at the “Bloody Angle” on May 12, 1864. New monuments are barred from most battlefields, but the federal legislation creating the Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park [...]