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Since my article “Shit-talking in the Civil War: When Personal Insults Are More Effective Than Double Canister” is stuck behind the paywall at the Journal of Civil War Studies, I thought I’d excerpt the section about Kelly’s Ford, the cavalry clash that occurred #OTD in 1863 … Image
The Battle of Kelly’s Ford went down during the (brief) era when Joe Hooker led the Army of the Potomac. Joe liked to shit-talk the way most people like to breathe oxygen: as a matter of course. So it’s no surprise that a battle born of traded insults broke out on his watch. Image
Here’s the backstory: A couple weeks earlier, Robert E. Lee’s nephew Fitzhugh (that's him under the beard), led a cavalry raid, taking 150 prisoners from the feeble Union pursuit launched by William Averell -- who just HAPPENED to be Fitzhugh’s buddy from their West Point days. Image
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Waking up this #friday to find out the #theatre technician had to make an emergency trip to Birmingham for #panto His fellow Moat Member Conor O Connell has kept him company...updates throughout the day #ohnohedidnt #meetthemoaters #roadTrip
Update on #hometomoat they have 3 of 4 packages necessary to make the #panto #magic happen. @adammoorewhite is at mission control keeping track on them by GPS. Quote from Adam 'bring coffee & doughnuts. They are still in the UK waiting for a #ferry
#hometomoat YES!! All 4 bags have been found and are coming home. The #effort put in by the crew here is incredible! All to make #panto possible
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