Episode 24-Bird’s Eye View: What a Civil War Is and Isn’t

Tomorrow is our one year anniversary! To celebrate we posted our first ever Bird's Eye View episode. This format allows us to take a step back and discuss the definitions, theories, and common features of an aspect of asymmetrical warfare. Today we'll discuss what a civil war is and isn't. Be warned, this episode contains… Continue reading Episode 24-Bird’s Eye View: What a Civil War Is and Isn’t

The Fall of Vicksburg

Today is the first week of July, an important week for American Civil War buffs. During this week, a 150 years ago, Lee took a great gamble at Gettysburg and lost, and Vicksburg finally fell to General Grant’s army. While the Battle of Gettysburg is an important battle and has reached mythical proportions in the… Continue reading The Fall of Vicksburg

Book Haul 6/9/18

My favorite museum in Chicago, the Pritzker Military Museum and Library, was having a book sale this weekend. I may have bought a few books…haha. I thought it would be fine to review what I bought, since they were bought in a whirl. Samurai I will be honest, I wasn’t expecting there to be so… Continue reading Book Haul 6/9/18