Barns of the Civil War: William Roulette

2022-12-22T00:04:58-05:00April 24th, 2018|Barns of the Civil War, History|

The Battle of Antietam on September 17, 1862 was the bloodiest day in American military history. Over 22,000 Americans were killed, wounded or captured on this day near the small farming community of Sharpsburg, Maryland. The fighting had started to the north of the farm owned by William and Margaret Roulette but made its way [...]

Barns of the Civil War: David Miller

2022-12-22T00:05:25-05:00June 22nd, 2017|Barns of the Civil War, History|

There are names in American military history that all you need to say is that name and people should know where it is and what happened there. More often than not these are the sites of heroic actions or unimaginable suffering. The Civil War has numerous places like this, The Hornet’s Nest at Shiloh, Hell’s [...]

Barns of the Civil War: Joseph Poffenberger Barn

2022-12-22T00:05:46-05:00December 13th, 2016|Barns of the Civil War, History|

The American Civil War was the most violent conflict this continent has ever witnessed. Central to many of the great and small battles were family farms and their barns. While many of these barns have been lost to time some of them still exist today. While they will never be used for reclaimed wood we [...]