Tag Archives: Winchester

Stop Here! George Washington’s Office Museum

Located approximately seventy-five miles west Washington D.C. at the northern end of the Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley, Winchester offers rich history and well-preserved historic sites. Though Civil War or music history probably first comes to mind from Winchester’s past, George Washington … Continue reading

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1862: “You Could Scarcely Believe The Number Of Wounded”

October 23, 1862  …You could scarcely believe the number of wounded that have passed through & remained in Winchester since the Sharpsburg battle. Many, Many sick are dying here, I fear to say how many were buried today. The ladies … Continue reading

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1862: “Willing To Exterminate Us”

August 9, 1862 We went to Anna Brown’s funeral this morning, a most sad and touching service. We begin to feel anxious and a little depressed. We hear nothing from Jackson, he is lost again. It is true that always … Continue reading

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“Stonewall” Jackson’s Photograph

Here’s a guest post I wrote for Emerging Civil War. It explores the location and situation surrounding the first photograph during the Civil War years. “There were only two photos of General “Stonewall” Jackson taken during the war. One photograph … Continue reading

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Photos From Moorpark Civil War Re-enactment 2014 (Part 2)

Here are the promised photos of “The McGuire Home, Winchester, Virginia” at the Moorpark Civil War Re-enactment 2014. For re-enactment military photos from this event, click here. We had a great time at this event. Our camping location was superb … Continue reading

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3 Days ‘Til Moorpark 2014

This video was filmed at a Civil War Re-enactment in Pennsylvania…  If you’re on the west coast of the US and thinking “I would’ve loved to go, but couldn’t make it to Pennsylvania”, fear not. MOORPARK CIVIL WAR RE-ENACTMENT 2014 starts in 3 … Continue reading

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