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MHQ: The Quarterly Journal of Military History1 min de lecture
Sharpsburg, Maryland, 1864
Simon G. Elliott, a railroad engineer and surveyor, visits the site of the 1862 Battle of Antietam to prepare a map of the burial places of 5,844 Union and Confederate soldiers. TODAY: Two historians searching for information about Elliott in the col
MHQ: The Quarterly Journal of Military History5 min de lecture
Great Victory!
In 1815 James Morgan Bradford may well have become the first modern war correspondent when he sent a firsthand account of the Battle of New Orleans to The Time Piece, the tiny newspaper he had established four years earlier in St. Francisville, Louis
MHQ: The Quarterly Journal of Military History10 min de lecture
The Short Goodbye
In the photograph, the private allows himself a tight little smile as though he has just shared a wisecrack. A cutaway doublet-style jacket drapes his slight, 140-pound frame. He’s about 5-foot-9 and wears a khaki kilt apron with a pocket replacing t