More than a hundred years later, Bristoe Station once again became a battle site as a skirmish erupted between a developer and the citizens of Prince William County, Va. Published 10:52 a.m. October 8, 2011 - Comments
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 3:25 p.m. August 23, 2011 - Comments
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 7:34 p.m. August 20, 2011 - 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."