Posted by: Waring Hills | 10 March 2011

Video Thursday “The War Is Coming”


Today’s Video Thursday features videos with a Civil War theme as we approach the beginning of our nation’s sesquicentennial events. Events that should highlight the tragedy of our bloodiest war of brother against brother.  First is a video of the Waccamaw Rifle reenactor group firing a cannon at Patriots Point last week. From April 9 to 14, there will be 20-24 cannons here of various sizes, imagine what it will be like when all are fired at once! More on our Civil War Sesquicentennial events tomorrow.

You’re recognize this music from Ken Burn’s Civil War series…

Here are a few gems from Virginian and Civil War historian Shelby Foote…



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