I would hardly describe myself as a history buff, but it is hard not to be fascinated by the Civil War. I really enjoyed reading this article from last Sunday's
Tomorrow marks the 150th anniversary of the battle, so I took my own two little war mongers to see the battlefield in Manassas, which is only a 25 minute drive from our home. It was hot and sticky, but we spent some time looking around the battlefield, catching butterflies, and playing on the cannons. Parts of the battle took place on a widow's farm. Poor Mrs. Brawner must have had the surprise of her life!