Jul
03

Gettysburg a test of faith for friends, foes & families

On this last day of commemoration of the Battle of Gettysburg and the eve of Independence Day jubilation, veteran and armchair historian, Greg Johnson shares his reflections in this first guest post.

Greg Johnson

Greg Johnson

What follows began as a conversation with Greg about this week’s events. Even as a Canadian, I have been riveted to the re-enactments of the ¬†first person accounts and the historical narratives, both strictly factual and fictitious, that mark the Battle of Gettysburg. It is said that this battle ended it for the South, even though the war waged on for long after in other regions. [Read more…]