Tuesday, December 03, 2019

From Antietam to Shiloh, my 25 favorite 2019 photos

"The world is a book and those who do not travel read only a page."

 -- Saint Augustine

LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, CHATTANOOGA, TENN: Reenactor Todd Watts of Nashville. 
ANTIETAM (MD.) BATTLEFIELD: 132nd Pennsylvania monument at Bloody Lane. 
ANTIETAM (MD.) BATTLEFIELD: Sunrise at the Samuel Mumma farm.
LEXINGTON, VA.: Lee Chapel, Washington and Lee campus. (READ POST.)
SHILOH (TENN.) BATTLEFIELD: Trapper Haskins, vintage baseball league player.
CHICKAMAUGA (GA.) BATTLEFIELD: Confederate Brigadier General Bushrod Johnson monument. 
ANTIETAM (MD.) BATTLEFIELD: Early morning at Dunker Church.
LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, CHATTANOOGA, TENN.: Marker near the Cravens House, vortex of battle.
SHILOH (TENN.) BATTLEFIELD: Union brigade headquarters marker.
SAVANNAH, TENN.: Ulysses Grant headquarters site before the Battle of Shiloh.
ANDERSONVILLE, GA.: Site of  infamous deadline at the notorious POW camp. (READ POSTS.)
SHILOH (TENN.) BATTLEFIELD: Close-up of old, cast-iron marker for Confederate unit. (READ POST.)
ANTIETAM (MD.) BATTLEFIELD: William McKinley monument near Burnside Bridge.
CROSS KEYS (VA.) BATTLEFIELD: James Madison University professor Ken Rutherford,
a landmine explosion survivor. (READ MY CIVIL WAR TIMES COLUMN.)
RESACA, GA.: 83-year-old reenactor Jere McConnell. (READ MY CIVIL WAR TIMES COLUMN.)
SHELBYVILLE, TENN.: Bronze plaque on grave of Sumner Cunningham, founder and publisher 
of Confederate Veteran magazine, at Willow Mount Cemetery.  (READ POST.)
LEXINGTON, VA.: Lee Chapel on Washington and Lee campus. (READ POST.)
LEXINGTON, VA.: Stonewall Jackson statue at Virginia Military Institute.
SHILOH (TENN.) BATTLEFIELD: Monument for Union brigade headquarters. (READ POST.)
WHITES CREEK, TENN.: Tennessee Association of Vintage Baseball game. Love Norman Rockwell-like
quality of this image. League plays by Civil War-era rules. (READ MY AMERICA'S CIVIL WAR STORY.)
FORT PILLOW, TENN.: An attacking Confederate's view of the fort. (READ POST.)
ANTIETAM (MD.) BATTLEFIELD: 11th Connecticut monument near Burnside Bridge.
CORINTH, MISS.: Statue at contraband camp.
FRANKLIN, TENN.: Half-dozen red roses on grave of 16th South Carolina Private Hembry Chapman 
 at McGavock  Confederate Cemetery. Chapman, killed at the Battle of Franklin, was 17 or 18. 
His brother also is buried here. (CLICK ON ALL IMAGES TO ENLARGE.)

-- My favorite photos of 2017 and 2018
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  1. Nice photos John - thanks for posting them up.

  2. I knew the Dunker church would make this list.

  3. Great photos, John. The Antietam landscape is always worth the visit and the Dunker Church is a photography gem.

  4. Great photo's John. Thanks for sharing!

  5. Beautifull pictures John. Thanks.

  6. Wonderful photos and stories. Thanks for all you do.