Monthly Archives: April 2013

Don’t forget Battle of Jefferson May 3-5!

Come out to Jefferson to view living history! The Battle of Jefferson, Texas reenactment will take place May 3rd through May 5th. This is a reenactment that Vernon will participate in as a Union soldier. The soldiers will sleep out … Continue reading

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SACRED GROUND: Part 5

SACRED GROUND: Part 5 After eating downtown we toured Don Troiani’s Gallery of Civil War Limited Prints. I was wishing I had enough money to buy one. They were all so historically accurate and full of action. We visited some of … Continue reading

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SACRED GROUND: Part 4

SACRED GROUND: Part 4 On Sunday the 22nd of May we woke about 7:00 AM, ate at the motel restaurant and hit the road for a full day of going through the Gettysburg Battlefield. Since we had gone to all the … Continue reading

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NEW EVENT: Appearance in Harrison, AR

Vernon will be giving a lecture on the Battle of Antietam/Sharpsburg at the General J. O. Shelby Sons of Confederate Veterans Camp in Harrison, AR on Monday May 13th at 6:30 PM If you are in the area come join … Continue reading

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SACRED GROUND: Part 3

SACRED GROUND: Part 3   By this time it was about 4:00 PM and we had one last stop for the day before we checked in to our motel. I drove down Confederate Avenue until we came to the Arkansas … Continue reading

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Vernon Dutton Appearance in Jefferson, TX

The Battle of Jefferson, Texas reenactment will take place May 3rd through May 5th. The Saturday battle scenario will take place in downtown Jefferson. Spectators will be viewing the battle from the sidewalks as the battle participants skirmish in the … Continue reading

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SACRED GROUND: Part 2

SACRED GROUND: Part 2 I had never been east to the big battlefields in Virginia, or to Gettysburg or Antietam/Sharpsburg, MD.  I was like a kid again. On Saturday May 21, 1994, Nancy and I left Little Rock on an … Continue reading

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Vernon Dutton Appearance Marshall, Arkansas

Vernon will be at the Searcy County Sons of Confederate Veterans Camp in Marshall, Arkansas,  Monday, April 15th at 6:00 PM at the Petit Jean Electric Building. His lecture is on the 3rd Arkansas Regiment at the Battle of Antietam/Sharpsburg. … Continue reading

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SACRED GROUND: Part 1

SACRED GROUND: Part 1   Ken Burns is the reason for me finding my Sacred Ground.  I had been watching Ken’s documentary “The Civil War” on PBS in 1990 and for some reason I got fixated on Antietam/Sharpsburg.  It just … Continue reading

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TRAVELING BACK IN TIME- Part 12

The last place I wanted to visit was a small town called Three Creeks, which was about 5 miles southwest of El Dorado. This was the town from which Company G of the 3rd Arkansas Infantry was recruited After lunch … Continue reading

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