Category Archives: Civil War

Sentry Of The Harbor

Silently I stand and wait At ready to vituperate Those who choose to test my might And the flames of war ignite At peril of their fate Try thee not my granite wall  Lest thunder from my cannon fall  Upon … Continue reading

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In A Town Called Gettysburg

An army gathering since morn To the west and north they form Unrelentingly advance Their goal of victory to enhance In a town called Gettysburg By mid day the tide has turned The gray line will not be spurned Union … Continue reading

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The Colors Of Freedom

We face each other. The distance shorter with each day Each cloaked in the stench of death Cannon, silent but alert, line the hills Their voice kills my brothers Who like me, struggle to survive another day Each believing God … Continue reading

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