A life-saving spring at an infamous prison camp.
POW memorial at Andersonville Cemetery.
The general many of my ancestors fought under during the Civil War.
Canons from Chickamauga battlefield.
A pair of markers denoting where some of my ancestors fought during the Battle of Chickamauga.
Josh Calhoun has seen enough fighting to last a lifetime, but how will he react to seeing Atlanta burn?
Joe Johnston lost his army at Seven Pines and the battle at Vicksburg. Can he hold on to Atlanta?
My great-grandparents, James David and Sarah Ella (Harp) Lupo. In all probability, my great-grandfather had no memory of his father, who died in the Civil War at age 25, when my great-grandfather was three.Note: This essay has been updated and expanded in Words Words Words, available from Amazon and Barnes and Noble. An earlier draft … Continue reading A Soldier’s Story
As an Atlanta native, I always find it interesting to read lists of places or activities which characterize denizens of the city, many of which I have little or no familiarity with. Lenox Square Mall, for instance, is cited as the place Atlantans shop, but it wasn't until I was in high school or college … Continue reading Atlanta Transitional
Note: This essay has been updated and expanded in Words Words Words, available from Amazon and Barnes and Noble. On the freezing morning of Sunday, 29 November 1863, Union soldiers defending Fort Sanders in Knoxville, Tennessee, leveled their rifles at advancing Confederate soldiers, and fired, killing or wounding more than eight hundred, and thus set … Continue reading A Soldier’s Story