The diary and memories of a Civil War soldier

Start here > 1.   Chancellorsville – Two young men from Pennsylvania grow up and enlist together in  the Civil War. 

Battle of Chancellorsville  and death of “Stonewall” Jackson

2.  The march to Gettysburg – Getting there is half the battle.

Union soldiers on the march

3.  Gettysburg – Out of no where the beginning of the end.  

July 1 to July 3, 1863, is considered the most important engagement of the American Civil War

4.  The return home – Life after strife ( under construction)

The rebels retreat