Tag: monocacy

  • Hidden in the Shadows

    The battle of the Monocacy, also known as the Battle That Saved Washington, was fought in Frederick, MD, about 45 minutes drive from Gettysburg and 30 minutes drive from Antietam. Because of these two “Super Battles” the Monocacy is often overlooked by the common Civil War Traveller.  The Monocacy battlefield is one of the most […]

  • Google Earth and Civil War Battlefields

    Poster “historicus” over at the History Channel forums recently had an extremely good idea.  He used Google Maps to take a look at Civil War battlefields.  Poster “Scotsman” gave readers a few sites he found after the suggestion was made: 39 28’15.06″ N 77 44’15.34″ W (Bloody Lane, Antietam) 39 47’29.89″ N 77 14’32.59″ W […]

  • Odds & Ends: April 26, 2008

    If you’re a regular reader, you’re well aware of my Odds & Ends column.  For anyone new stumbling on this post after a search, let me briefly explain.  Odds & Ends is a semi-regular series which attempts to pull together some of the recent interesting happenings and news about the Civil War.  You might see […]