Portraits of Privates

Richard Kirkland and the Myth of Maryes Heights

Throughout the Civil War, there are stories that get told over and over again until they take on a life and validity of their own. Some facts may be stretched, exaggerated, or obscured by its constant retelling, but the essence of it remains intact through the decades. The story of The Angel of Maryes Heights… Continue reading Richard Kirkland and the Myth of Maryes Heights