Wordless Wednesday: The Dodsons of Company B

    I imagine the newly enlisted man-child, Pvt. William Greene Dodson, sitting on a train to Petersburg, in the company of his uncle, Sgt. Benjamin F. Dodson and other Mecklenburg County farmers.  The sights, smells and sounds of battle were yet but words from others' mouths.  Would this young man have been excited? Scared? … Continue reading Wordless Wednesday: The Dodsons of Company B

Tech Thursday: Blogging from Word

Today is Tech Thursday--my day to play in the technology of blogging and learn a new skill. My frustration was tested this morning as I experimented with ways to download documents from Footnote.com and develop Word documents around them, which could then be posted to my blog via Word. It sounded so simple, since I … Continue reading Tech Thursday: Blogging from Word

The Cruel War Is Raging, Johnny Has To Fight

This is the third post in a series about young William Greene Dodson that began with A Mom's Goodbye and The Cruel War Is Raging. The land of Mecklenburg County, Virginia rolls from pasture to forest to creek.  Wild roses and honeysuckle form dense thickets, and glossy leaves of poison ivy climb oak and ash … Continue reading The Cruel War Is Raging, Johnny Has To Fight