TODAY IN U.S. CIVIL WAR HISTORY
CONFEDERATE CAVALRY LEADER GENERAL J.E.B. STUART LEFT VIRGINIA WITH 1,800 CAVALRYMEN. HE LOOTED CHAMBERS-BURG, PENNSYLVANIA, ON OCTOBER 11.
UNION TROOPS DEFEATED CONFEDERATE FORCES AT THE BATTLE OF TOM’S BROOK, VIRGINIA.
A blistered moon falls above a blasted land Where thin winds flip grains of sand; Where once a shallow sea sang sweetly to the moon, And sheltered bizarre creatures in the shallows and deeps. But for 100 million years past the rocks had forgotten What humidity felt like, and knew only dust And thin breezes, And the silence of forever. But still the moon […]