Honoring the Battles, Soldiers and Spirits

The Maryland Campaign of 1862: Through Arkansas Eyes Part 1

What does it take for a brand new military regiment to become a reliable veteran unit? Good leadership, pride of unit (esprit de corps), patriotism, dedication to mission are just a few of the reasons for the evolution of a green outfit to a veteran unit. Dedication and patriotism were two key ingredients that the 3rd Arkansas Voluntary Infantry, CSA, …

From One Left Behind

One Left Behind I can’t describe my heart ache, when my comrades are no more. I see their faces in my dreams and know they’re on That Far Shore. I know my time is coming and I’ll join them soon enough. I march to the next clash of arms and expect it to be quite rough.