I love books. I can’t get rid of any of them. I still have the first books I bought as a young kid interested in history and sports. I have […]
Little Walter was a great blues harmonica player. He was also a singer and songwriter. He was also a member of the great Muddy Waters band playing on a number […]
Here is a view of the Arlington House, formerly known as the Custis-Lee Mansion where General Robert E. Lee once called home. The picture was taken from President Kennedy’s grave.
In October 1959 John Brown led a raid on Harpers Ferry, Virginia [now West Virginia.} His plan wasn’t very thought out. His goal was to take control of the armory. […]
The battle of Antietam on September 17, 1862 was the bloodiest day in American history. The final tally was 22, 717 dead, wounded and missing. One of the bloodiest portions […]
The Dunker Church is on the Antietam Battlefield in Sharpsburg, Maryland. This isn’t the original church that was the focal point of a number of Union attacks during the battle, […]
The eastern sycamore tree at the far end of the bridge is a witness tree- it was there during the battle September 17, 1862.