The Irish Brigade at Fredericksburg: The Music Video

If you’ve ever wondered what it might look like if a metal band took on the American Civil War, I present for your consideration Iced Earth’s “Clear the Way,” commemorating the charge of the Irish Brigade at Fredericksburg:

 

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News and Notes, November 23, 2014

Around the globe … the thrill of victory (Islanders sweep Penguins) and the agony of defeat (ask John Hennessy about that) …

  • Anyone have a flag pole to sell to “someone” in Virginia?
  • Whatever happened to all that fuss about Washington and Lee? Mighty quiet in Lexington these days.
  • A reminder that the dust-up about Black Confederates has been going on for a while.
  • Someone sure likes to speculate on why other people feel and think as they do …Hathaway Confusion

(no wonder it’s heritage, not history, and these people are always about hate …)