Historian-in-Residence Publishes New Civil War Book

Just in time for the holidays, our historian-in-residence, Chris Mackowski, has a new book available: The Great Battle Never Fought: The Mine Run Campaign, Nov. 26-dec. 2, 1863. The book, part of the award-winning Emerging Civil War Series, recounts the final chapter of the forgotten fall of 1863—when Union Major General George Gordon Meade made one final attempt to save the Union and, in doing so, save himself.

According to the press release from the publisher:

The stakes for …


SR’s Historian-in-Residence Talks Tonight about the Battle of Mine Run

Our historian-in-residence, Chris Mackowski, will be speaking tonight (Nov. 13) at the Rapphannock Valley Civil War Roundtable in downtown Fredericksburg. Chris will be speaking about the “forgotten” battle of Mine Run, which took place in Locust Grove in late November 1863.

The roundtable meets at Brock’s Grill, with social time at 6:30 and dinner beginning at 6:45. The talk begins at 7:30. Reservations for dinner are required, however (click here for details). According to the roundtable, “You are …