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Mississippi Monument at Shiloh

As mentioned back in September, the State of Mississippi dedicated a state monument at Shiloh National Military Park on October 10, 2015. This southern monument has been long in the works. The efforts of the Mississippi Veterans Monument Commission was … 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¬†their soldiers actions in the battle. It would be several years before Confederate soldiers received any type of … Continue reading

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The Fourth of July and Memorial day brings to mind the many soldiers who served or are serving our nation. Like the veterans of today, Civil War soldiers were interested in studying their war and memorializing the actions of their … Continue reading

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Frank Lloyd Wright and Richard W. Bock

As promised I will continue about the relationship between Richard W. Bock, sculptor, and architect Frank Lloyd Wright. 1897 marked the beginning of a long friendship and working relationship between Bock and Wright.¬† Wright, working in the Steinway building in … Continue reading

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Richard W. Bock- First Encounters with Frank Lloyd Wright & Louis Sullivan

The sculptors of the monuments on the Civil War battlefields were often well noted artists at the turn of the 20th century. Richard W. Bock, a name fogotten today, was well noted in the early 19th century. If you enjoy … Continue reading

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Lost Sculptors

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Writing the pages of History

It is my thought to blog about the ramblings of a historian who is not completely focused on one area of speciality. Hence the name- scattered historian. It is the historian’s job to record history, interpret it and to bring the past to the present generation.

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