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THE GETTYSBURG DIARY: The Impact of Gettysburg on the Individual

Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain once said that war was a “test of character” for the participant, and that “it makes bad men worse, and good men better.” When you look at all the wars fought throughout our history, that statement is … Continue reading

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Interview with Historical Consultant John Michael Priest

I recently had the opportunity to ask a few questions to John Michael Priest, one of the historical consultants on Grant vs. Lee. He is considered one of the leading experts on the history of the 1862 Maryland Campaign, and … Continue reading

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The Miniseries: Television Format Ripe for Rediscovery

When we think of “event television” today, we usually think of whatever big revelations are revealed on the season finales of our favorite shows, or who will win the latest contest in the never-ending reality television programming. But there was … Continue reading

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A Goodbye Message; Turning the Reins over to Steve

To all readers and those involved with this project, Sorry to break the silence on this blog with a farewell, but unfortunately, the time has come for me to move on from the To Appomattox Fan Blog. I have been … Continue reading

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Interview with Dr. Ronald C. White, Jr.

Dr. Ronald C. White, Jr. is considered one of the foremost historians on President Abraham Lincoln. He has written several books on our 16th President, including the New York Times Bestseller A. Lincoln: A Biography. He has joined the group … Continue reading

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An Interview with Actor Patrick Gorman (Gen. Charles F. Smith)

Over on my blog, I had the chance to interview, for the second time, actor Patrick Gorman, who is currently slated to portray Union General Charles F. Smith in To Appomattox. Our interview covered a wide variety of topics, so … Continue reading

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Announcing the Winner of the “To Appomattox” Banner Contest!

We here at the To Appomattox Unofficial Fan Blog wish to congratulate Zachary Levi Bane, the winner of our Banner Contest! He submitted two variations of his banner for us to consider, and both were fantastic to look at. We … Continue reading

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