U.S. Civil War

Covering the controlled territory, battles, and casualties of the Civil War in a very short video? A superb creative visualization.

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Note:  This was originally posted on September 11, 2013 at my other blog, Nonprofit Update. It is cross-posted here because it kinda’ sorta’ fits. Even though the video is no longer available online, the post is worth reading.   How’s this for a very creative visualization? A four-minute video that tells the story of the […]

U.S. Civil War

Travel times during mid 1800s.

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Here are a few data points from the Civil War era for travel times and logistics as mentioned in William Tecumseh Sherman: In the Service of My Country: A Life by James Lee McDonough. Previous post mentioned some data points for compensation of senior army generals and housing costs. Travel times In 1836, when Sherman started […]