Tag Archives: WBTS/ACW

Dollar War Bundle on Fanatical.com

Hard to beat price ($1.00) if you are into wargaming: https://www.fanatical.com/en/bundle/dollar-war-bundle sale price $1.00 regular price $130.86 (99% savings). Adding this to Gaming Sunday Week of October 14, 2018. Ends October 19, 2018. You will need a Steam account (https://steamcommunity.com/) … Continue reading

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Gaming Sunday Week of October 14, 2018

Updated October 18, 2018: added Civilization VI Sale and removed several items that were no longer on sale; updated October 17, 2018: added Tales of Horror eBook Bundle; updated October 16, 2018 – added Computer Care and Win at the … Continue reading

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Historian Ed Bearss Throws Out First Pitch

If you notice the background on my blog, specifically this part, you may wonder why I chose it. There’s a reason and the reason it tied to the individual, Ed Bearss, that is the focus of this blog post. I … Continue reading

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Shipwreck Website

Here is one of the largest shipwreck websites, https://wrecksite.eu/, out there. According to the website, they are the largest (their words, not mine so if you have an issue with their claim, please take it up with them, not me). It … Continue reading

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President Lincoln Rejects Offer of Elephants

Catchy title? In all of my numerous readings on the War and Lincoln, this is the first time I came across the elephant offer. The link showed up in my Facebook feed, posted by the Civil War Trust. I started … Continue reading

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Dr. Mary Edwards Walker – Only Female to Receive the Congressional Medal of Honor

Dr. Mary Edwards Walker (November 26, 1832 – February 21, 1919) is the only woman to receive the Congressional Medal of Honor (CMOH or MOH). You can read more about Dr. Edwards at the Veterans Site blog, National Library of Medicine, Medal … Continue reading

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FamilySearch Announces Significant Updates to Civil War Records

Light on details, but here is the FamilySearch blog article talking about significant upgrades to its Civil War records. Clicking on this link takes you directly to FamilySearch’s Civil War search. I added this information to my other blog post about military … Continue reading

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52 Ancestor Week 17 James Morris Vesper

Here’s the story behind the challenge if you want to participate. http://www.nostorytoosmall.com/52-ancestors-in-52-weeks. A recap of #52 Ancestors for Week 17 can be found here. Ancestry shows James as my great-grand uncle, the brother of my great-grandmother Ollie. I included James in my weekly … Continue reading

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R I P Major General John Sedgwick

Today in military history (TIMH) – the death of Major General John Sedgwick. Major General John Sedgwick was the highest ranking Union officer killed during the war. He died on this date in 1864 during the Battle of Spotsylvania. He … Continue reading

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