I am a teacher of American history, having taught high school for 31 years, currently in New York state. I also coach cross country and track and field, so this blog may be neglected at times. My great-great grandfather, Lt. Timothy Carroll, fought in the 65th NY Volunteer Infantry in the Civil War. He was wounded three times, and he fought in many of the key battles of the Eastern Campaign. Since 1993 I have read about the regiment’s fights, visited the battlefields, traveled to archives and museums, and read letters, memoirs, and newspaper sources in a quest to learn about the regiment. My book, No Flinching from Fire, published in August 2019, is the culmination of this research, and of eight years of writing. I am hoping this blog will allow me to share stories, travels, and images which reflect my continuing interest in telling the story of the regiment.
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I am a high school history teacher in my 31st year of teaching. I have been studying the 65th NY Infantry, my great-great grandfather's regiment, since 1993. After 8 years of writing, I recently finally published my history of the regiment, "No Flinching From Fire." I also coach cross country and track and field, and I have a wife and two daughters. View more posts