Monthly Archives: March 2015

Why Gettysburg…Again?

There have been hundreds of books written about the Battle of Gettysburg. Generalized history, in-depth studies, biographies of commanders, accounts of local civilians, aftermath and care of the wounded, and the Gettysburg Address are just a few of the topics … Continue reading

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April 2015: Holiday History & Craft

If you’re reading this shortly after it posted, you’re probably thinking “it’s not April, Miss Sarah.” I know. But if I waited until the first Monday of the month this year, the holiday would have already passed and I didn’t … Continue reading

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Announcing A New Book!

Here’s the official announcement: I wrote a book! It’s called Blue, Gray & Crimson: A Story of Civilian Courage at Gettysburg and it will be released in Summer 2015. I’ve been working on this project for a while. Many hours … Continue reading

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Jane Austen’s Military

Hey, step aside, Napoleon. We could call this era “Jane Austen’s Era.” Ladies, if you’ve been suffering through the last three weeks of Napoleon, army organization, and battles, then hopefully this post will make amends. Gentlemen, don’t run the other┬ádirection … Continue reading

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The Irish Brigade

Today is our last day in Irish History and we are actually looking at Irish-American History! Remember on Thursday our discussion about the Famine in the 1840’s and how it sparked a new wave of immigration to America? Sadly, many … Continue reading

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Five Napoleonic Era Battles & What To Know About Them

Nope. This isn’t exactly keeping with our Irish theme of the week. But it is part of the Friday history series of the month: Napoleonic Era. I promise, promise, promise, that tomorrow there will be our final post for “A … Continue reading

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