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POST: 2 Virginias: The Awaited Comet – Pt. 1
https://civilwarscholars.com/uncategorized/2-virginias-the-awaited-comet-pt-1/ 6032 words

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https://web.archive.org/web/20130508020903/https://civilwarscholars.com/2011/10/jefferson-county-pulled-along-the-tear-pt-1/

POST: P. Douglas Perks – The Tragic Vote in Richmond, April, 1861
https://civilwarscholars.com/uncategorized/the-tragic-vote-in-richmond-april-1861-p-douglas-perks/

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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

https://web.archive.org/web/20130511081923/

POST: Events of Early April, 1861 https://civilwarscholars.com/uncategorized/events-of-early-april-1861-by-jim-surkamp/
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https://web.archive.org/web/20130508021911/https://civilwarscholars.com/2011/06/events-of-early-april-1861/

POST: A Near Coup d-Etat – John Imboden, Then Stonewall Jackson
https://civilwarscholars.com/uncategorized/a-near-coup-d-etat-john-imboden-recounts/ 3,376 words

https://web.archive.org/web/20130508020822/https://civilwarscholars.com/2011/06/a-coup-detat-plan-at-the-exchange-hotel/

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

https://web.archive.org/web/20190612171148/https://civilwarscholars.com/2011/06/the-fires-of-sedition-david-hunter-strother/

POST: The Recruit: “Half-Horse, Half-Alligator”
https://civilwarscholars.com/uncategorized/the-recruit-half-horse-half-alligator-by-jim-surkamp/ 1771 words

https://web.archive.org/web/20190710013657/https://civilwarscholars.com/2011/06/the-recruit-%e2%80%9chalf-horse-half-alligator%e2%80%9d/

POST: Dennis Frye – Did Virginia Commit Treason?
https://civilwarscholars.com/uncategorized/did-virginia-commit-treason-dennis-frye/ 738 words

https://web.archive.org/web/20190710014822/https://civilwarscholars.com/2011/06/1410/

VIDEO: Dennis Frye – Did Virginia Commit Treason? TRT: 5:46.
https://youtu.be/OtH-ra4qnFQ

POST: Dennis Frye – What was the Union’s Strategy at the Beginning of the Civil War?
https://civilwarscholars.com/uncategorized/dennis-frye-what-was-the-unions-strategy-at-the-beginning-of-the-civil-war/ 620 words

VIDEO: Dennis Frye – What was the Union’s Strategy at the Beginning of the Civil War?
TRT: 4:36.
https://youtu.be/QLlE5RGiqgw

POST: Dennis Frye – Lee’s Defense of Virginia
https://civilwarscholars.com/uncategorized/post-dennis-frye-lees-defense-of-virginia/ 672 words

VIDEO: Dennis Frye – Lee’s Defense of Virginia TRT: 4:50.
https://youtu.be/rZXmcAdBNdE

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
https://youtu.be/wIpszpZM_is

POST: Dennis Frye – The Origins of the 2nd Virginia Infantry
https://civilwarscholars.com/uncategorized/dennis-frye-the-origins-of-the-2nd-virginia-infantry/ 551 words

VIDEO: Dennis Frye – The Origins of the 2nd Virginia Infantry – TRT: 4:08.
https://youtu.be/pOAly9hUwZo

POST: Dennis Frye – General Background of the 2nd Virginia Infantry
https://civilwarscholars.com/uncategorized/dennis-frye-general-background-of-the-2nd-virginia-infantry/ 743 words

VIDEO: Dennis Frye – General Background of the 2nd Virginia Infantry – TRT: 5:11.
https://youtu.be/VO8L_z7w_Jc

POST: Dennis Frye – Leaders of the 2nd Virginia Infantry
https://civilwarscholars.com/uncategorized/dennis-frye-leaders-of-the-2nd-virginia-infantry/ 703 words

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
https://civilwarscholars.com/uncategorized/dennis-frye-jacksons-mission-at-harpers-ferry/ 910 words

VIDEO: Dennis Frye – Jackson’s Mission at Harper’s Ferry
TRT: 5:48.
https://youtu.be/WPP82xDut7E

POST: Dennis Frye – Robert E. Lee’s Invasion of Maryland Heights
https://civilwarscholars.com/uncategorized/dennis-frye-robert-e-lees-invasion-of-maryland-heights/ 878 words

VIDEO: Dennis Frye – Robert E. Lee’s Invasion of Maryland Heights – TRT: 6:03.
https://youtu.be/JsqV7p9-CE0

POST: Dennis Frye – General Jackson at Harper’s Ferry in 1861
https://civilwarscholars.com/uncategorized/dennis-frye-general-jackson-at-harpers-ferry-in-1861/ 504 words

VIDEO: Dennis Frye – General Jackson at Harper’s Ferry – TRT: 4:15
https://youtu.be/dDHnIYiPW1Q

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
https://civilwarscholars.com/uncategorized/dennis-frye-virginia-militias-attack-harpers-ferry-arsenal-april-1861/ 711 words

VIDEO: Dennis Frye – Virginia Militias Attack Harper’s Ferry Arsenal – April, 1861 – TRT: 4:45
https://youtu.be/DYwWt50ecgw

POST: Joe Crane and His Family (by Tom Steptoe)https://civilwarscholars.com/uncategorized/joe-crane-and-his-family-by-tom-steptoe-2/ 8321 words

POST: Dennis Frye – the Great Train Robbery
https://civilwarscholars.com/uncategorized/dennis-frye-the-great-train-robbery-harpers-ferry-may-23rd-1861/ 645 words

VIDEO: Dennis Frye – the Great Train Robbery TRT: 4:22
https://youtu.be/mZxxtOYv6lw

POST: Stonewall’s Train Trick May-June, 1861 by Jim Surkamp
https://civilwarscholars.com/uncategorized/stonewalls-train-trick-may-june-1861-by-jim-surkamp/

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VIDEO: Stonewall’s Train Trick May-June, 1861 by Jim Surkamp TRT: 3:56
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nsTm2hMn29Y

POST: The B&O – May-June, 1861 – The Molten Pyres of the Camel Engines May-June, 1861 by Jim Surkamp
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VIDEO: The B&O – May-June, 1861 – The Molten Pyres of the Camel Engines May-June, 1861 by Jim Surkamp TRT: 19:02
https://youtu.be/DgLp6m1vRcc

POST: They Moved 18 Locomotives 38 Miles With No Rail! – (1861-2) by Jim Surkamp
https://civilwarscholars.com/uncategorized/they-moved-18-locomotives-38-miles-with-no-rail-1861-2-by-jim-surkamp/

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https://web.archive.org/web/20121028082452/https://civilwarscholars.com/2012/06/they-moved-18-locomotives-without-rail-38-miles-1861-early-1862/

VIDEOS:
Pt. 1 VIDEO: They Moved 18 Locomotives 38 Miles . . . With No Rail! (1861-2) by Jim Surkamp TRT: 26:08
http://youtu.be/zKjQgTQ5gTs

Pt. 2 VIDEO: They Moved 18 Locomotives 38 Miles . . . With No Rail!! (1861-2) Pt. 2 by Jim Surkamp TRT: 12:52
http://youtu.be/mO5KmgP-970

POST: A Little Girl Sees The End – 1860 by Jim Surkamp
https://civilwarscholars.com/uncategorized/a-little-girls-sees-the-end-1860-by-jim-surkamp/

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VIDEO: A Little Girl Sees The End – 1860 by Jim Surkamp TRT: 2:51
https://youtu.be/W0usLvJAJWM

SERIES: Jack Snyder on the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad:

Martinsburg, Va 1850s – Library of Congress

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)
TRT: :35
https://youtu.be/S8dWXQNzZes

POST: The B&O’s early days by “Jack” Snyder prepared by Jim Surkamp Pt. 1
https://civilwarscholars.com/uncategorized/the-bos-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”

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https://web.archive.org/web/20130519070904/https://civilwarscholars.com/2012/03/the-bos-early-days-by-jack-snyder-pt-1/

VIDEO: The B&O’s Early Days by Jack” Snyder Pt. 1 TRT: 7:45
https://youtu.be/UPytfrkBXts

POST:‘Jack’ Snyder explains the early B&O railroad Pt. 2
https://civilwarscholars.com/uncategorized/jack-snyder-explains-the-early-bo-railroad-pt-2/

514 words

https://web.archive.org/web/20130519070859/https://civilwarscholars.com/2012/03/jack-snyder-explains-the-early-bo-railroad-pt-2/

VIDEO: ‘Jack’ Snyder explains the early B&O railroad Pt. 2 TRT: 4:13
https://youtu.be/bd_ID_8lK70

POST: ‘Jack’ Snyder on the B&O and Lincoln’s Overlooked Role as the Railroad Visionary. Pt. 3
https://civilwarscholars.com/uncategorized/jack-snyder-on-the-bo-and-lincolns-overlooked-role-as-the-railroad-visionary-pt-3/

670 words

https://web.archive.org/web/20130519070849/https://civilwarscholars.com/2012/03/jack-snyder-on-the-bo-and-lincolns-overlooked-role-as-the-railroad-visionary/

VIDEO:: ‘Jack’ Snyder on the B&O and Lincoln’s Overlooked Role as the Railroad Visionary. Pt. 3 – TRT: 4:30.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LL8jIhAZQ88

POST: ‘Jack’ Snyder and John Brown’s Mistake with the B&O at Harper’s Ferry, Va. 1859 – Pt. 4
https://civilwarscholars.com/uncategorized/jack-snyder-and-john-browns-mistake-with-the-bo-at-harpers-ferry-va-1859-pt-4/

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https://web.archive.org/web/20130519070854/https://civilwarscholars.com/2012/03/jack-snyder-and-john-browns-mistake-with-the-bo-at-harpers-ferry-va-1859/

VIDEO: ‘Jack’ Snyder and John Brown’s Mistake with the B&O at Harper’s Ferry, Va 1859. – Pt. 5 TRT: 4:41.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ioz-IKtElhg

POST: ‘Jack’ Snyder – The B&O Model Was Key to American Prosperity – Pt. 5
https://civilwarscholars.com/uncategorized/jack-snyder-the-bo-model-was-key-to-american-prosperity-pt-5/

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https://web.archive.org/web/20130519070846/https://civilwarscholars.com/2012/03/jack-snyder-the-bo-model-was-key-to-american-prosperity/

VIDEO: ‘Jack’ Snyder – The B&O Model Was Key to American Prosperity Pt. 5 – TRT: 5:18.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3zAOKL_0fWk

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.”