My time in the UMW History department has been well spent. The skills I acquired have made me a better reader, writer, and researcher. The faculty is exceptionally professional and the curriculum challenging. The Great War has been my special area of interest and the projects I have accomplished allowed me to gain a rich …

Whittlesey’s Lost Battalion

The story of Major Charles Whittlesey and his “Lost Battalion” is one of unlikely heroes. The link below is for the American Heritage magazine’s synopsis. It is one of the most concise explanations of the events that occurred in the Charlevaux Pocket of the Argonne Forest in October of 1918.