Civil War Battles and the Irish Brigade Prints by Troiani, Kunstler, Gallon, Neary, Schmehl and Reeves
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The 28th Massachusetts (shown here with their regimental banner) held the centre of the Irish Brigade’s line. They marched up the hill in close order, leaning into the hail of bullets that greeted them from the Confederate positions along the stone wall.
On January 6, 1862, Winchester had a four-inch snowfall. It is 4:50 p.m., about fifteen minutes before sunset and the sun has just popped out before setting. as the storm passes off to the northeast. Sadly, the storms clouds of war would not go away so easily.The courthouse built in 1840, has changed very little since the Civil War days in Winchester. It had a fenced-in area that was used by both the North and South to contain prisoners. The scene is in winter (when the front courtyard was no...
An 1861 depiction of one of Wheats Tigers. This unit was feared by both sides and forged a reputation as being tough, no-nonsense fighters both on and off of the battlefield. Shipping dimensions given above. Each print is signed and numbered. Image Size 11 3/8 X 14 1/2” Condition mint. Limited edition of 1050
Lydia Leister left her farm as the battle grew near. Its position on the reverse slope of Cemetery Ridge just inside the fishook curve of the Union lines made it a perfect location for the nerve center of the Union Army. Meade’s famous council of war on the evening of July 2nd took place in the house’s tiny main room. It is currently closed to the public because of a post being replaced but this is a glimpse inside the window. 7/16/16
July 1, 1863, Confederate General Henry Heth pushed his division down the Chambersburg Pike and encountered Union cavalry by McPherson's farm in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. General John Buford's division dismounted and arrayed to meet them. Buford's men used the firepower of their breech loading carbines-and the capable gunnery of Lt. John Calef's Battery A, 2nd U.S. Light Artillery-to good effect. Despite the valor of his troopers, soon the two-to-one odds against Buford bega...
thecivilwarparlor:Cadets At The Virginia Military Institute-The Battle Of New Market-Never Before, Nor Since, Has An Entire Student Body Been Called From Its Classrooms Into Pitched Battle “Put the boys in, and may God forgive me for the order.” Each May 15, in a ceremony dating to 1866, the ten young soldiers of the Institute who lost their lives in the battle are commemorated in a ceremonial roll call. It takes place before the graves of six of the cadets, marked by the statue, Virginia M...
May 15, 1864, a small Confederate Army was being overwhelmed by the larger Federal Army of Franz Sigel near Newmarket, Virginia in the Shenendoah Valley. Major General John C. Breckenridge realized he must call upon the last reserve to stem the tide. With the reluctant order "Put the boys in, and may God forgive me for the order" he sent forth 300 cadets from the Virginia Military Institute. The cadets fought bravely. Cadet Oliver Evan triumphantly waved the flag of VMI from above a...