It was one brave Confederate, Lt. John Carter, who was able to get a cannon onto the hill and fired one shot that stopped the Union men in their steps and led to the Confederate victory. Published 10:33 a.m. June 6, 2012 - Comments
The author of a book on the two men says they each worked tirelessly to avoid the civil war up to the last minute before secession and each man was considered a martyr to his respective cause. Published 10:10 a.m. May 9, 2012 - Comments
The Battle of New Orleans and the Battle of Antietam/Sharpsburg are the latest Civil War scenes the U.S. Postal Service have issued for its sesquicentennial series of stamps. Published 9:36 a.m. April 19, 2012 - Comments
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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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 its successor page since 1994, and is a civil war buff, historian, and writer. "Someone said that if we don't learn about the past, we are condemned to repeat it," she said, "and there are lessons of all sorts inherent in this bloody four-year period of our country's history." She is a member of several heritage and lineage groups, as well as the Montgomery County Civil War Round Table. Her standing invitation is, "come on down - check the blog - send me your comments and let's have fun with its history and maybe learn something at the same time."