Honoring the Battles, Soldiers and Spirits

Battle of Antietam/Sharpsburg Questions

Did Lee ever believe he had gotten into a serious debacle and his army was going to be severely crippled if not destroyed? In the early stages of the Maryland Campaign Lee was hurt when he was pulled┬áto the ground after grabbing Traveler’s reins to keep the horse from being stampeded by someone yelling “Yankee Cavalry.” He was forced to …


David O. Dodd Ceremony

Mt. Holly Cemetery, Little Rock, AR: Yesterday the annual memorial service was held for David Owen Dodd, the Boy Martyr of the Confederacy. I believe there were more reenactors this year than in the past 3 years and the spectator group was also larger. There have been many words over the years to describe David O. Dodd. One I latched …