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."
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Published 12:22 p.m. May 20, 2013
The question remains: Was Loreta Velazquez all that she claimed to have been?
Published 10:46 p.m. May 18, 2013
Oxbow, with him long time winning jockey Gary Stevens, pulled out his most spectacular win in the 138th Preakness Stakes.
Published 10:52 a.m. May 16, 2013
Orb should take the second jewel in the Triple Crown with ease on Saturday.
Published 10:44 a.m. May 10, 2013
A memorial to Lincoln and Civil War Scottish soldiers stands in an old Edinburgh cemetery.
Published 10:48 a.m. May 8, 2013
With a trainer like Shug, Orb just may sweep the Triple Crown.
Published 12:53 p.m. May 5, 2013
Mud and muck could not stop Orb from pulling out of the pack to win easily.
Published 6:56 a.m. May 3, 2013
With post positions set, jockeys ready for the Kentucky Derby
Published 6:30 a.m. May 3, 2013
Ten of the finest fillies horsedom can imagine will take the field today for the 138th running of the Kentucky Oaks.
Published 8:41 a.m. May 2, 2013
Fillies like Dreaming of Julia are only allowed to run Friday in the Kentucky Oaks.
Published 8:53 a.m. May 1, 2013
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Published 10:07 a.m. April 23, 2013
Boston’s black and Irish troops were heroes on the battlefield but not accepted back home.
Published 12:43 p.m. April 22, 2013
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Published 11:15 a.m. April 11, 2013
All eyes will be on Tiger Woods, who teed off this morning, looking for his fifth Green Jacket.
Published 8:33 a.m. April 10, 2013
Before the Civil War, there was no federal income tax.
Published 10:44 a.m. April 9, 2013
NCAA title goes to Louisville in 82-76 win over Michigan