Monthly Archives: July 2012

First Battle of Bull Run

The first battle of Bull Run was fought on July 21, 1861.  The Union Army suffered defeat and retreated to Washington after being out fought by the Confederate Army under the leadership of Stonewall Jackson.   The “Rebel Yell” was … Continue reading

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A Penny For Your Thoughts

“A Penny For Your Thoughts” can be traced back as far as the 1500s.  No one actually knows who coined the phrase but it must have been someone who was curious of the thoughts of others. As Independence Day draws … Continue reading

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