POST: P. Douglas Perks – The Tragic Vote in Richmond, April, 1861
POST: 2 Virginias: The Awaited Comet – Pt. 1
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POST: The Comet Strikes – Pt. 2: The Virginia Secession Convention, spring, 1861 by Jim Surkamp https://civilwarscholars.com/uncategorized/the-comet-strikes-pt-2-the-virginia-secession-convention-spring-1861-by-jim-surkamp/ 35,312 words
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POST: Events of Early April, 1861 https://civilwarscholars.com/uncategorized/events-of-early-april-1861-by-jim-surkamp/
POST: A Near Coup d-Etat – John Imboden, Then Stonewall Jackson
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POST: The Red Dawn of Sedition – David Hunter Strother
https://civilwarscholars.com/uncategorized/the-red-dawn-of-sedition-april-18-1861-by-jim-surkamp/ 3376 words
POST: The Recruit: “Half-Horse, Half-Alligator”
POST: Dennis Frye – Did Virginia Commit Treason?
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VIDEO: Dennis Frye – Did Virginia Commit Treason? TRT: 5:46.
POST: Dennis Frye – What was the Union’s Strategy at the Beginning of the Civil War?
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VIDEO: Dennis Frye – What was the Union’s Strategy at the Beginning of the Civil War?
POST: Dennis Frye – Lee’s Defense of Virginia
VIDEO: Dennis Frye – Lee’s Defense of Virginia TRT: 4:50.
POST: Dennis Frye’s Personal Interest in the 2nd Virginia Infantry
https://civilwarscholars.com/uncategorized/dennis-fryes-personal-interest-in-the-2nd-virginia-infantry/ 17,894 words (2nd Va. roster)
VIDEO: Dennis Frye’s Personal Interest in the 2nd Virginia Infantry – TRT: 4:39
POST: Dennis Frye – The Origins of the 2nd Virginia Infantry
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VIDEO: Dennis Frye – The Origins of the 2nd Virginia Infantry – TRT: 4:08.
POST: Dennis Frye – General Background of the 2nd Virginia Infantry
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VIDEO: Dennis Frye – General Background of the 2nd Virginia Infantry – TRT: 5:11.
POST: Dennis Frye – Leaders of the 2nd Virginia Infantry
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VIDEO: Dennis Frye – Leaders of the 2nd Virginia Infantry
TRT: 5:08. https://youtu.be/u1h7xqBmQsk
POST: Dennis Frye – Jackson’s Mission at Harper’s Ferry
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VIDEO: Dennis Frye – Jackson’s Mission at Harper’s Ferry
POST: Dennis Frye – Robert E. Lee’s Invasion of Maryland Heights
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VIDEO: Dennis Frye – Robert E. Lee’s Invasion of Maryland Heights – TRT: 6:03.
POST: Dennis Frye – General Jackson at Harper’s Ferry in 1861
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VIDEO: Dennis Frye – General Jackson at Harper’s Ferry – TRT: 4:15
POST: Dennis Frye – The Esprit de Corps of the 2nd Virginia https://civilwarscholars.com/uncategorized/dennis-frye-the-esprit-de-corps-of-the-2nd-virginia/ 523 words
POST: Dennis Frye – Virginia militias attack Harper’s Ferry arsenal – April, 1861
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VIDEO: Dennis Frye – Virginia Militias Attack Harper’s Ferry Arsenal – April, 1861 – TRT: 4:45
POST: Joe Crane and His Family (by Tom Steptoe) https://civilwarscholars.com/uncategorized/joe-crane-and-his-family-by-tom-steptoe-2/
POST: Dennis Frye – the Great Train Robbery
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VIDEO: Dennis Frye – the Great Train Robbery TRT: 4:22
POST: Stonewall’s Train Trick May-June, 1861 by Jim Surkamp
VIDEO: Stonewall’s Train Trick May-June, 1861 by Jim Surkamp TRT: 3:56
POST: The B&O – May-June, 1861 – The Molten Pyres of the Camel Engines May-June, 1861 by Jim Surkamp
VIDEO: The B&O – May-June, 1861 – The Molten Pyres of the Camel Engines May-June, 1861 by Jim Surkamp TRT: 19:02
POST: They Moved 18 Locomotives 38 Miles With No Rail! – (1861-2) by Jim Surkamp
Pt. 1 VIDEO: They Moved 18 Locomotives 38 Miles . . . With No Rail! (1861-2) by Jim Surkamp TRT: 26:08
Pt. 2 VIDEO: They Moved 18 Locomotives 38 Miles . . . With No Rail!! (1861-2) Pt. 2 by Jim Surkamp TRT: 12:52
POST: A Little Girl Sees The End – 1860 by Jim Surkamp
VIDEO: A Little Girl Sees The End – 1860 by Jim Surkamp TRT: 2:51
SERIES: Jack Snyder on the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad:
VIDEO: ‘Jack’ Snyder Explains:
The early B&O railroad (pts. 1 & 2)
Lincoln as THE Railroad Visionary (pt. 3)
John Brown’s Mistake with the B&O (pt. 4)
B&O Model Was Key to American Prosperity (pt. 5)
POST: The B&O’s early days by “Jack” Snyder prepared by Jim Surkamp Pt. 1
Joseph P. “Jack” Snyder, author “Baltimore and Ohio: The Passenger Trains and Services of America’s First Common-Carrier Railroad, 1827-1971”
VIDEO: The B&O’s Early Days by Jack” Snyder Pt. 1 TRT: 7:45
POST:‘Jack’ Snyder explains the early B&O railroad Pt. 2
VIDEO: ‘Jack’ Snyder explains the early B&O railroad Pt. 2 TRT: 4:13
POST: ‘Jack’ Snyder on the B&O and Lincoln’s Overlooked Role as the Railroad Visionary. Pt. 3
VIDEO: ‘Jack’ Snyder on the B&O and Lincoln’s Overlooked Role as the Railroad Visionary. Pt. 3 – TRT: 4:30.
POST: ‘Jack’ Snyder and John Brown’s Mistake with the B&O at Harper’s Ferry, Va. 1859 – Pt. 4
VIDEO: ‘Jack’ Snyder and John Brown’s Mistake with the B&O at Harper’s Ferry, Va 1859. – Pt. 5 TRT: 4:41.
POST: ‘Jack’ Snyder – The B&O Model Was Key to American Prosperity – Pt. 5
VIDEO: ‘Jack’ Snyder – The B&O Model Was Key to American Prosperity Pt. 5 – TRT: 5:18.
SERIES: Eric Johnson, blacksmith, gunsmith, and 18th-19th century arms expert explains:
Eric Johnson is “a blacksmith doing 18th and 19th Century reproductions, some restoration, some consultation, and some sculpted iron artwork for fun, a Jefferson County small farmer growing grass-fed lamb and turkeys, and a struggling father trying to keep 3 kids in higher learning and a wonderful wife happy. I have been; an NPS Ranger, Farm Museum Interpretive Designer, then a Farm Museum Manager for several Ag. historic sites in Henrico Co. VA, Civil War and Revolutionary War reenactment coordinator for the aforementioned site, contract living history interpreter/speaker. I have collected and repaired/restored many black powder firearms over the years and still do.”