What’s New

06/01/20Added a new page Lincoln on General Thomas
04/20/20Updated site with WordPress.
02/23/20Added new video called 'Rock of Chickamauga' to Chronology Page. Lyrics by Mike States.
06/10/19Updated source for Stephen Z. Starr essay Grant and Thomas: December, 1964 as it is no longer posted on Cincinnati Civil War Round Table website.
03/27/19Remembrance of General Thomas Death on March 28, 1870: Judgment of History.
11/21/18Added Article Snubbed! George Thomas by Ernest B. Furgurson
05/27/17Added new portrait of General Thomas by Samuel W. Price
03/25/17Added new photo of Thomas Statue in winter
01/27/17 Updated Chronology Page regarding Chickamauga.
07/14/16Added An Address delivered before G.H. Thomas Post No 84, G.A.R. Lancaster, PA 4/30/1909.
08/11/15Added book review of Grant Under Fire by Joseph A. Rose. This is an important book on the Civil War.
11/24/14Updated Favorite CW Links
09/29/14Updated What If Page.
06/18/14Changed Guestbook entry to email to deter direct viewable entries.
11/08/13Added book By Frank P. Varney to Bibliography Page.
09/11/13Added U-tube video of Jimmy Driftwood singing "Rock of Chickamauga" on Chronology Page.
01/28/13Updated Thomas bibliography from United States Military History Institute.
10/04/12Updated Dan Hughes' Thomas at Nashville page.
06/16/12Corrected links on Favorite CW Links
04/11/12Added new book on Thomas in Bibliography Page.
10/30/11Update of Chronology Page (Chattanooga and Nashville).
09/11/11Changed guestbook entry method to deter spamming in direct viewable guestbook.
07/16/11 Added a reference in the Biography page to a new novel involving the true story of General Thomas and his ill treatment by Sherman & Grant. The main character is a young man of great promise and integrity who becomes a key member of the General's Intelligence Service. This man goes between the lines spying and also searching for a girl he loves who has been taken behind Confederate lines.
04/25/11Added Presentation on Thomas at Nashville, courtesy of Dan Hughes.
11/13/10Updated Thomas bibliography from United States Army Military History Institute.
07/07/10Added improved guestbook.
03/07/10 Music Page awarded "Named Best of the Web for The Civil War by Shmoop "
12/03/09Updated Nashville (1864) on Chronology Page and the Schofield and Thomas page.
11/15/09Updated Favorite CW website list
10/30/09Added quote from Benjamin F. Scribner announcing the birth of George H. Thomas Scribner to the General in the 1869 row of the Chronology Page.
07/29/09Added General Turchin's book on Chickamauga in the Bibliography
06/01/09Added new photo of Thomas Statue
05/08/09See new book on General Thomas called Master of War by Benson Bobrick.
02/03/09This General Thomas website is selected for a "2009 Web's Best Sites Award" by the Encyclopedia Britannica.
10/01/08Updated Thomas books available on the web in Bibliography Page.
08/30/08Updated Chronology Page with more info on the Nat Turner Insurrection.
11/25/07Updated Chronology Page with more information on Thomas' pre Civil War years.
11/09/07Added review of new biography on General Thomas by Christopher J. Einolf.
06/03/07Updated Thomas bibliography from United States Army Military History Institute.
05/17/07Fixed background music on pages with embedded music. They now will play correctly on Firefox and Netscape browsers as well as I.E. Microsoft's Frontpage tries to make it difficult to play music correctly on non Microsoft browsers. Listen to the West Point March.
05/02/07Added link to General Thomas article in March 2007 Smithsonian in Bibliography page.
04/29/07Added a multimedia animation on the Battle of Chickamauga to the chronology page using Flash technology.
04/10/07Added article on the Thomas Circle in Washington, D.C. Courtesy of Grace Rovegno Fleet.
01/02/07Updated Bibliography page to include 5 Thomas books now available on the web.
12/08/06Updated 'What if' essay about President Garfield and General Thomas.
08/12/06Added a new poem by R. Raymond III About the Army of the Cumberland
08/12/06Updated 'Thomas Mystery Photo Exposed' correcting the Library of Congress caption of this famous photo.
11/04/05Added Thomas Oath of office to Chronology page.
09/03/05Added a new MIDI song, "West Point March" to the Music page.
08/28/05Added a new MIDI song, "As the Caissons Go rolling Along" to the Music page.
07/12/05Added a new photo of the Thomas monument at Oakwood Cemetery in Troy, New York
06/03/05Added link to new portrait of Thomas.
04/02/05 Added link to Seminole War. from the Chronology Page.
03/06/05Added new portrait of Thomas.
09/20/04Added new photos of Thomas Statue.
09/07/04Added an article on Schofield and Thomas on the Controversy Page.

Added 1896 article "Was Thomas Slow at Nashville" by Henry V. Boynton.
12/28/03Added Thomas Staff link from the Chronology page.
11/22/03Added Thomas Genealogy Page link from the Chronology page.
05/26/03Added 'What if' essay about President Garfield and Thomas.
03/09/03Updated Thomas bibliography from United States Army Military History Institute. Updated guest book archive.
12/08/02Added link to photo of 2nd Cav Carlisle in the Chronology Page.
11/24/02Added link to letter by Lt. Thomas acknowledging promotion.
11/17/02Added link to Why Thomas Stayed with the Union in the Chronology Page
08/30/02Updated Chickamauga animation JavaScript for compatibility with IE 6.0
07/05/02Added a poem about Thomas called 'The Rock of Chickamauga'
06/02/02Added new page about Thomas Statue in Washington DC
06/01/02Added 'Dixieland' a song by Steve Earle about Sgt Buster Kilrain of the 20th Maine to the Music Page. For lyrics go to Steve Earle
05/10/02Added link to a paper by Atlanta historian Wilbur Kurtz on Snake Creek Gap to the Sherman and Thomas page.
04/06/02Added link to 'History would do him justice' quote to the Chronology page
01/18/02Added links to Harper's Weekly description of Thomas funeral to Troy.htm
11/10/01Added link to Thomas in Mexico to Chronology Page
08/01/01Added links to Thomas Statue and Painting by artist/sculptor Rudy Ayoroa from the Chronology Page.
7/19/01Added link to Fort Yuma from Chronology Page.
7/16/01Added link to Thanks of Congress citation from Chronology Page.
5/19/01Added link to Lincoln photo and his quote on Thomas at Chickamauga.
3/28/01Added Year 2000 to archived guest book.
2/10/01Added 2nd Cavalry link with Texas fort information to Chronology page.
12/2/00Added 1840 West Point uniform picture and picture of Thomas circa 1853.
11/4/00Added a painting of Thomas to the 'Favorite Link' page from the Chronology page
10/14/00Added link to the Southampton County Historical Society from Thomas' birthplace page and verified & updated links.
9/05/00Added link to General Rosecrans from the "The true soldier, the prudent and undaunted commander" quote on the Chronology page (1870).
7/27/00Added link to pictures of Thomas birthplace from chronology page. Added link to General Anson McCook (orator during Thomas statue unveiling) from Trivia page.
6/25/00Added an article on Sherman and Thomas to the Controversy page.
6/14/00Added 'She Wore a Yellow Ribbon' to Music page.
6/10/00Added Picture of Thomas statue unveiling from Harper's Weekly (linked from Trivia page)
5/29/00All links verified and updated.
5/20/00Added new Thomas photo to trivia answer #1 page.
5/16/00Added 'Archive Guest Book' link to home page to fix limitation of 100 entries in guestbook.
5/12/00Added link to Dr. Mary Walker on Trivia page (answer 3)
4/14/00Added links to Andrew Johnson and Kennesaw Mountain from Chronology page.
4/02/00Added javascript in "day1" to pre-cache audio files for the Chickamauga animation to minimize the wait time.
3/08/00Added link to General Order 337 from Chronology page.
2/27/00Added Picture of Thomas on Lookout Mountain from Chronology page. Changed picture in Music page.
2/01/00Added Britannica Award.
1/09/00Added Civil War Interactive 4-Star Award.
1/07/00Updated java script in "Sep20.html" to correct 'Smart Update' bug when using Netscape.
12/30/99 Added a new question and a new picture of Thomas to the 'What if' page. Expanded writeups of Atlanta and Nashville (1864) in the Chronology page.
12/29/99Added 'zoom' of Thomas picture at end of Chickamauga animation.
12/26/99 Updated java script in "Sep20.html" to help support more browsers & platforms. This is harder than it should be. Still may be having problems with AOL and Macs playing the ".au" audio files.
12/14/99Added Chickamauga animation (need java and java script enabled in browser to view).