Friday, May 27, 2011

Resaca Update

Last weekend was the annual reenactment of the Battle of Resaca and afterwork on Saturday made my way over to visit with some friends that were in attendence and happened to stumble upon a sign that announced that phase I of construction of the Battlefield Park would start next year. So here is a link to the Friends of Resaca Battlefield's website with a picture of the sign. Check it out and let me know what you think of the proposed site.

Tuesday, May 17, 2011

A matter of Black and White

I have been impressed with a number of articles, blogs, and video lectures that have been making their way onto the internet as of late, and the New York Times' Disunion blog is one of them, the following link will take you to a recent posting about Army of Tennessee brigade commander Randall Gibson, . I have seen references to Gibson's heritage before but found this very enlightening and also alerted me to the posting's author's recent book that uses the Gibsons as one of three families he studies, so Im going to have a look. One thing that has definately piqued my interest in this beyond the obvious was the noted feud between Gibson and Bragg, and I wonder if hushed rumors about this might have been involved there. Anyway dear readers, enjoy.