Civil War Park Battles

The rebel and onion armies showed grose negligence by having many of their battles right inside national parks, like Gettysburg.

From the Shit My Students Write Tumblr:

The rebel and onion armies showed grose negligence by having many of their battles right inside national parks, like Gettysburg.

The first commenter, merrikat, doesn’t believe this is real. They have clearly not taught college.

via Thomas Ricks

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Comments

  1. John Peabody says:

    Great..students can use legal terms like “gross negligence” but do not know how to spell “Union”? This was a turning point in WWI, for heavens’ sake!

  2. James H says:

    The onion army just makes me cry.

  3. Rick Almeida says:

    The onion army just makes me cry.

    You, sir, have won the internet today.

  4. John Peabody says:

    I second that!