Category Archives: P.G.T. Beauregard

When the Student Becomes the Master

´╗┐Most of you probably know that the first shots of the Civil War were fired in the early morning hours of April 12, 1861 at Ft. Sumter. The fort – located off the coast of South Carolina in Charleston Harbor … Continue reading

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What’s In a Name?

Between 1860 and 1870 names like Elijah, Ira and Solomon topped the charts as some of the most popular names. Knowing this, it should come as no surprise that some of the famous figures from the Civil War have some … Continue reading

Posted in Ambrose E. Burnside, Name Games, P.G.T. Beauregard, Ulysses S. Grant | 1 Comment