May 2019

Grant’s Humanity.

by Daniel Russ on May 29, 2019

From “Grant” by Ron Chernow and wanted to share this quote with you. “For Grant it had been a day of bloody triumph. As usual, he didn’t whoop with delight over enemy losses. At dusk, riding back to headquarters through fields littered with frozen corpses, he came upon a wounded Union lieutenant sprawled next to […]

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Sound Familiar?

by Daniel Russ on May 25, 2019

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From: A Fierce Glory: Antietam–The Desperate Battle That Saved Lincoln and Doomed Slavery” by Justin Martin.   Robert Toombs As the South dug in over states’ rights and slavery, Toombs switched affiliation to the Unionist Party, then the Democrats, becoming increasingly bellicose along the way. His political prospects just kept rising. His rhetoric soared. As […]

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How Quickly Things Change On A Battlefield.

May 21, 2019

From: A Fierce Glory: Antietam–The Desperate Battle That Saved Lincoln and Doomed Slavery” by Justin Martin. . “After General Anderson went down, leadership devolved to the brigade’s ranking colonel. This was a man named Charles Tew. An adjutant scurried along the road until he found Tew, whereupon he informed the colonel that he was now […]

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Ulysses S Grant’s Humanity

May 17, 2019
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  From “Grant” by Ron Chernow. “Grant had captured an army of at least thirteen thousand men, a record on the North American continent. He showed mercy toward the conquered force, giving them food and letting them keep their sidearms. Avoiding any show of celebration, he refused to shame defeated soldiers and vetoed any ceremony […]

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Unconditional Surrender

May 12, 2019
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Reading “Grant” by Ron Chernow and wanted to share this quote with you.   February 15th, 1862. The Battle at Fort Donelson was the opening salvo in a campaign to clear the Confederate Army out of Middle and Western Tennessee, thereby creating a rout for the North into the heart ion the Confederacy. Brigadier General […]

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More Cool Paint Schemes.

May 8, 2019

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Amazing Demonstrator Aircraft Paint Schemes From Pinterest

May 4, 2019

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