Honoring the Battles, Soldiers and Spirits

THE MARYLAND CAMPAIGN OF 1862

THE MARYLAND CAMPAIGN OF 1862: THROUGH ARKANSAS EYES When Ransom’s Brigade of Walker’s Division joined with the McLaw’s Division at the south of the West Woods, they hit the 5500 man Union Division under General Sedgwich. This was a division in Sumner’s II Corps. The Confederates hit the Union Division in the left flank and their rear and it was …


THE MARYLAND CAMPAIGN OF 1862

THE MARYLAND CAMPAIGN OF 1862: THROUGH ARKANSAS EYES Walker’s Division had been listening to the fire from the north with the knowledge that the battle would ultimately get to them. At about 9:00 AM a staff officer galloped up to Walker’s Command Post and ordered the division to go north at the double quick. D. R Jones’ Division was now …


THE MARYLAND CAMPAIGN OF 1862

THE MARYLAND CAMPAIGN OF 1862: THROUGH ARKANSAS EYES During one of our Civil War Excursions back east we journeyed to Richmond, VA. Neither I nor Nancy had been to that part of Virginia before and we were looked forward to the excursion. We stayed in Linden Row, which was a series of brownstone townhouses that had been connected to form …


THE MARYLAND CAMPAIGN OF 1862:

THE MARYLAND CAMPAIGN OF 1862: THROUGH ARKANSAS EYES The Arkansas Boys were drilled morning, noon and night at their camp and finally sent north to join the army. They arrived in Monterey, VA, in time to hear of the Beauregard’s victory at Manassas. They were assigned to General William Wing Loring’s command. Brigaded with the 1st and 12th Georgia, the …