The light has shined off Cape Canaveral after 163 years, dimmed only when hidden from Union ships patrolling the seas for blockade-runners. Published August 29 2011
A statue of a Union soldier in the town of Oak Bluffs is not only a memorial to Civil War heroes but is an example of how lasting peace can be reached between those on opposing sides. Published August 23 2011
A David and Goliath confrontation, the Battle of Donaldsonville had no other possible outcome, but defeat. However, the brave little town took on the Union ships. Published August 20 2011
The Civil War soldier's most deadly foe was not just cannons, but disease. And surgeons were overwhelmed. Published August 17 2011
Martha Boltz is a frequent contributor to the long running Civil War features in The Washington Times America At War feature in the print and online editions. She has been a regular contributor to the original Civil War Page and ...Read More
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