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Kentucky State Monument at Chickamauga National Military Park

In 1890, when Henry V. Boynton and Ferdinand Van Derveer began contemplating the idea of preserving the Chickamauga battlefield, they wanted it to honor soldiers of both sides of the conflict and perhaps even demonstrate reconciliation between the North and … Continue reading

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A New Book on Chickamauga

Well I have not posted anything for quite awhile. I have a really good excuse though. I have been writing a book on the monuments of Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park. This book is similar to the Shiloh book. … Continue reading

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Tennessee Monument at Shiloh

In the last post, I mentioned how important Southern women have been in memorializing the Southern soldiers on the battlefields. I would like to continue with that thought, but take it to the 21st century. Yes, even today those wonderful … Continue reading

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Southern Women and Monuments

Southern women are remarkable. If your a Southerner you already know that. If not, you should get to know some Southerner women or at least learn about their outstanding actions in the past and even in the present. If were … Continue reading

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Bate’s 2nd Tennessee Continued

By 1900, Union veterans were busy erecting monuments on the Shiloh battlefield. Many northern state governments appropriated large sums of money to commemorate┬átheir soldiers actions in the battle. It would be several years before Confederate soldiers received any type of … Continue reading

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Fighting Tennesseans- Bates’ 2nd Tennessee

It sits up a ┬ásmall ridge in a clearing across the road from the historic Shiloh Methodist Church. I am not sure many visitors even notice the monument or bother to follow the path behind the interpretive sign and Governor … Continue reading

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