Click on a headline to see that newspaper's story!

 

September 17, 2006 (Updated at 7:38pm Eastern)

Civil War monument honors Vermont Brigade BurlingtonFreePress.com, VT (September 17, 2006) The first day of that two-day battle in May of 1864 was the single worst day of casualties for the Green Mountain Boys in the entire Civil War.

History Channel Civil War announced Xboxic (September 17, 2006) ... accustomed too. And yes, that is the actual title of the game. The war in question is the American Civil War. Already this makes ...

Civil War letters inspire author Boston Globe, MA (September 17, 2006) ...when he learned that his family had preserved a packet of letters that his great-great-great grandfather had written home as a Union soldier in the Civil War. ...

Jessamine rich with Civil War heritage Kentucky.com, KY (September 17, 2006)  Camp Nelson Civil War Heritage Park, 5 miles south of Nicholasville, offers a sense of what life was like at one of the largest recruiting and training ...

 

September 16, 2006

Dylan's `Modern Times' dates back to Civil War Toronto Star,  Canada (September 16, 2006) ... 1 album in 30 years, bear some strong echoes to the poems of Timrod, a Charleston, SC, native who wrote poems about the American Civil War and died in 1867 at ...

Civil War Roundtable celebrates 50th anniversary Hagerstown Morning Herald, MD  (September 16, 2006) That letter is a favorite of Justin Mayhue, president of the Hagerstown Civil War Roundtable, which is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. ...

Fundraising push goes on to renew Civil War memorial LaSalle News Tribune, IL (September 16, 2006) That’s the message behind a fundraising effort to restore the 133-year-old La Salle County Civil War monument in Washington Park, Ottawa.

World Famous Civil War Artist To Unveil Painting Depicting ... NBC 25, MD (September 16, 2006)  Cliff Springer said that Künstler is known for his historically accurate paintings. "He's the most well-known Civil War artist alive today.

Civil War ball ticket deadline extended Waukegan News Sun, IL (September 16, 2006) The deadline for purchasing tickets to the third annual Civil War Ball at the Lehmann Mansion has been extended to Sept. 22.

 

September 15, 2006 

Family may get Civil War vet's remains Aurora Beacon News, IL (September 15, 2006) A relative may have been found for a long-forgotten Civil War soldier whose remains were recovered here this summer. ...

Author will sign book about the lives of Civil War chaplains The State, SC (September 15, 2006) There were, among the thousands of solders on Civil War battlefields, more than 1,300 commissioned Confederate chaplains, some in uniform, some dressed in ...

Filmmaker hopes to tell Civil War stories on DVD Kansas City Star, MO (September 15, 2006)  On May 31 he'll begin six days of filming on "One Kind of Officer," a Civil War yarn that requires period costumes, a working cannon and lots and lots of fog.

Civil War weekend on tap at Valentown Rochester Democrat and Chronicle, NY (September 15, 2006) A Civil War Encampment Weekend will be held Saturday and Sunday, 9 am to 5 pm both days, at Valentown Square, off High ...

 

September 14, 2006

Featured painting pays homage to local Civil War heritage Hagerstown Morning Herald, MD (September 14, 2006) New York-area artist Mort Kunstler's latest painting, a nod to Washington County's Civil War heritage, will be the focal point at a Benjamin Art Gallery show

 

September 13, 2006

Event relives Civil War era DetNews.com, MI (September 13, 2006) Instead of working on his golf swing, Guy Smith spends his retirement days researching and re-orchestrating historic musical pieces from the Civil War.

 


 

August 9, 2006 (Updated at 10:41pm Eastern)

Commissioners and County Mayor agree on little but Civil War ... Macon County Times, TN (August 9, 2006) Civil War history buffs were the big winners and happiest campers following Monday night's county commission meeting. ...

He defends joke in SC on war of `Northern aggression' Boston Globe, MA (August 9, 2006) ... reception in South Carolina for local Republicans over the weekend, Romney joked about the attitude of some in the South toward the Civil War, referring to the ...

 

August 8, 2006 (Updated at 8:25pm Eastern)

Radar to determine validity of burial rumors in Highland Township Gettysburg Times, PA (August 8, 2006) A radar survey of a Highland Township farm will determine in the next few weeks whether the site contains the remains of Civil War soldiers.

Quilters creation to raise funds for Civil War memorial MyWebTimes.com, IL  (August 8, 2006)  The 76-by 100-inch quilt features all 810 names of soldiers from La Salle County who died during the Civil War, as well as transferred images that include one ...

Trust weighs future of Civil War land purchase Richmond Times Dispatch, VA (August 8, 2006) Now that preservationists have laid claim to a key piece of Civil War history, they are beginning to visualize changes at their record ...

Civil War Buff Improving After Explosion WTVC-TV, TN (August 8, 2006) A man who had a Civil War shell explode in his face is doing much better. Lawrence Christopher is in stable condition at Erlanger Medical Center. ...

Civil War regiment will be at Brick museum Asbury Park Press, NJ (August 8, 2006) The Civil War regiment will have an encampment on the site and will demonstrate drills and the loading and firing of rifles. ...

Civil War encampment Oct. 7-8 at Spiegel Grove Port Clinton News Herald, OH (August 8, 2006) The 2006 Hayes Civil War Encampment and Re-Enactment Oct. 7 and 8 is expected to attract more than 500 Union and Confederate re-enactors to Spiegel Grove.

 

August 7, 2006 (Updated at 11:02pm Eastern)

Boro officials optimistic that $1M casino pact will be finalized soon Gettysburg Times, PA (August 7, 2006) Municipal officials are optimistic that a financial pact between Gettysburg Borough Council and a group of investors proposing to build a $300 million gaming complex in Straban Township will be finalized soon.

Longstreet's History: More than 800 pieces of memorabilia now stored in Atlanta Gainesville Times, FL (August 7, 2006) For years, the General James Longstreet chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy in Gainesville has tried to find a resting place for an extensive collection of Longstreet memoribilia.

Civil War Reenactment KVAL-TV - Eugene,OR (August 7, 2006) They're picking up their muskets and heading to the front lines; a Civil War reenactment brought hundreds of curious onlookers to Springfield on Sunday. ...

Echoes of war Memorials and battlefields preserve Civil War ... AAA Midwest Traveler (August 7, 2006)  On two cold March days in 1862, more than 26,000 soldiers clashed in the first major Civil War engagement in Arkansas, the Battle of Pea Ridge, also known to ...

Fort Wilkins event depicts life during the Civil War Daily Mining Gazette, MI (August 7, 2006) More than 25 members of the Civil War-era living history group were on hand to recreate and interpret the lives of mid-19th century soldiers and their families ...

Different perspective sought for Civil War commemoration Lawrence Journal World, KS (August 7, 2006) Look down the schedule of events for this year’s Civil War on the Western Frontier, and you’ll realize: This isn’t just about North and South, slave and ...

Civil War lecture series continues with look at home front Standard-Journal, PA (August 7, 2006) In its continuing Civil War lecture series, the Slifer House Museum in Lewisburg will host the lecture “The Empty Home Front: Men at War” at 2 p.m. Saturday.

Re-enactors Live In Civil War Style WLUC-TV, MI (August 7, 2006) What was life like in the United States during Civil War times? It's hard to tell just from reading a history book, but some Civil War re-enactors gave some people in Negaunee a firsthand glimpse this morning.

 

August 6, 2006 (Updated at 11:05am Eastern)

Swann opposing Straban Township slots Gettysburg Times, PA (August 6, 2006) Republican gubernatorial candidate Lynn Swann says he does not support a contentious Gettysburg area slots proposal.  Earlier this week, Swann told a live mid-state television audience Gettysburg “does not need to have a casino.”

Ceremony honors Civil War veteran's service MLive.com, MI (August 6, 2006) ... of Greenwood Cemetery Saturday, four generations of James Robinson's descendants gathered around his grave to recognize his service in the Civil War and to his ...

After war, general built home, operated a hotel in Gainesville Gainesville Times, GA (August 6, 2006) "The Longstreet story is really about white Southern memory about the Civil War and to me that is fascinating," said Gordon Jones, vice president of ...

Different Perspective Sought for Civil War Commemoration International News Service, Australia (August 6, 2006) Look down the schedule of events for this year's Civil War on the Western Frontier, and you'll realize: This isn't just about North and South, slave and free ...

Loss and memory after the Civil War Baltimore Sun, MD (August 6, 2006) In his first novel, The Black Flower, Howard Bahr wrote artfully of men in battle during the Civil War. Next, in ...

Living History: Utah sponsored last Civil War vet; he never forgot Salt Lake Tribune, UT (August 6, 2006) ... Francisco was Evans' final port. Ill and on crutches, the last active-duty Civil War veteran retired there. The admiral's flag was ...

Historic flags came from Coleman family Lebanon Daily News, PA (August 6, 2006) Two deteriorating flags, one so tattered it can barely be unfurled, stand in an enclosed glass case at the Stoy Museum, 924 Cumberland St. In the early to mid-1860s, these flags guided Lebanon County soldiers of the 93rd regiment into great battles of the Civil War.

 

August 5, 2006

Park organizing security for KKK rally Baltimore Evening Sun, MD (August 5, 2006) Extra law enforcement will be called in provide additional security when the World Knights of the Ku Klux Klan hold a scheduled rally at Gettysburg National Military Park in September.

BOOK: "Jeff Shaara's Civil War Battlefields," by Jeff Shaara ... Washington Post, DC (August 5, 2006) Shaara, author of the Civil War novels "Gods and Generals" and "The Last Full Measure," focuses on the human element and the unexpected twist. ...

 

August 4, 2006

Civil War symbol's star rises Albany Times Union, NY (August 4, 2006) Elmer Ellsworth was killed in the early days of the Civil War as he hauled away a Confederate flag that had disrupted Abraham Lincoln's view from the White ...

Vermont Civil War veteran's medal returns to Historical Society WCAX-TV, VT (August 4, 2006) A medal awarded to a Vermont Civil War soldier for helping protect Washington, DC, from Confederate invasion has been returned to his home state. ...

Chat about Civil War history events. Lawrence Journal World, KS (August 4, 2006) Rebecca Phipps, director of the Watkins Community Museum of History, will chat about the upcoming Civil War on the Western Frontier events at 1:30 pm Wednesday ...

Experts to study cloth star linked to early Civil War hero Newsday, NY (August  4, 2006) Colonel Elmer Ellsworth was the North's first hero of the Civil War, and although he didn't fall in battle, his death reportedly ...

 

August 3, 2006

Civil War correspondence brought to light Bedford Bulletin, VA (August 3, 2006) ... tied up with a string. He peeked at a few of them and realized that they were Civil War era correspondence. After a bidding war ...

Civil War's effect on Mary Elizabeth Fields Smith Foster Union Sentinel, GA (August 3, 2006) In looking back on the Civil War, we often focus on the men who went away to war and its effect on them. ...

Civil War encampment at Quiet Valley this weekend Pocono Record, PA (August 3, 2006) The Civil War comes to life as the 142nd Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry, Co. G, Re-enactors encamp at Quiet Valley Living Historical Farm. ...

 

August 2, 2006

Civil War Era Medals Stolen WNBC-TV, NY (August 2, 2006) Authorities believe the theft of two Presidential Medals of Honor awarded to a Seneca Indian for his role in the end of the Civil War was the ...

NCAA may expand Confederate flag ban  NOLA.com (August 2, 2006) The NCAA will consider expanding its ban of championship events in South Carolina, possibly disallowing baseball and football teams from hosting postseason games, because the Confederate flag is displayed on Statehouse grounds.

Vandalism spree in Townsend has townspeople worried WATE-TV, TN (August 2, 2006) An overnight vandalism spree near the Smoky Mountains caused some major damage.  It happened Tuesday night in Townsend with smashed windows, busted mailboxes, overturned signs, broken tombstones and more.

Lands of musket balls, honeymoons trade shots over slots The Morning Call, PA (August 2, 2006) Asking what the Poconos and the Gettysburg area have in common may seem like a bad joke. After all, one boasts hot tubs shaped like champagne glasses, the other wax figures replicating Civil War heroes.

 

August 1, 2006

Restoring 1863 vista at Gettysburg York Daily Record, PA (August 1, 2006) Cannons, pointing directly into a thick mass of trees, are spaced along a stretch of West Confederate Avenue in Gettysburg.

Crossroads Casino Hearing UPN-15, PA (August 1, 2006)  The developer already has the backing of officials in Gettysburg, now the focus is on zoning requirements in nearby Straban Township.

Forget about the beach: Fort Fisher's got living history Star News, NC (August 1, 2006) One hundred and 41 years later, Fort Fisher State Historic Site is just a bumpy row of hills surrounded by a tall, pointy fence that stands in between one great ocean and the Cape Fear River.

 

July 17, 2006 (Updated at 11:20pm Eastern)

Re-enactment postponement for one week didn't hurt businesses as badly as feared Gettysburg Times, PA (July 17, 2006) In spite of worries to the contrary, postponing the re-enactment weekend did not seem to hurt tourism business in Gettysburg. Motels and other tourist-related businesses and the National Park Service reported being at or near capacity on the scheduled July 1 weekend in spite of fears of massive cancellations.

$10,000 grant to aid black history research along Hallowed Ground Gettysburg Times, PA (July 17, 2006) An organization attempting to unite 175 miles of history, from Gettysburg to Monticello, recently received a grant to help research and interpret the African American role in the nation's formation.

Trail will trace Missouri’s Civil War heritage Kansas City Star, MO (July 17, 2006) ... road, it’s easy to miss the small brass sign that once was the only marker of the Battle of Centralia — one of Missouri’s bloodiest Civil War conflicts. ...

Preservationists buy land from Civil War battle WAVY-TV, VA (July 17, 2006) Preservationists have bought a piece of land in the Shenandoah Valley that was the site of a Civil War battle -- to protect the property from ...

Group to mark Civil War trail The Athens News, OH (July 17, 2006) Morgan's Raid was the well-known Civil War incursion by Confederate soldiers through the Union states of Indiana and Ohio. ...

Disease tore young Civil War era couple apart Rochester Democrat and Chronicle, NY (July 17, 2006) By 1864 — three years into the Civil War — Rochesterians had become accustomed to the sight of troop trains entering and leaving their ...

 

July 16, 2006 (Updated at 8:42pm Eastern)

Bible stolen during Civil War battle returns home WTVM-TV, GA (July 16, 2006) A Bible stolen in Decatur during the Civil war has found its way back home. The leather-bound text was originally owned ...

THE CIVIL WAR OregonLive.com, OR (July 16, 2006) ... of the first Battle of Bull Run (or Battle of Manassas, depending on whether you are a Northerner or Southerner), the first major battle of the Civil War. ...

Group to map sunken Civil War boat Charlotte Observer, NC (July 16, 2006) A group of researchers will travel from Connecticut to North Carolina this week to map the wreck of the USS Monitor, the famed Civil War gunboat that sank in ...

Civil War vets honored Akron Beacon Journal, OH (July 16, 2006) ... dresses and straw hats strolled among gentlemen wearing their Union blue, as local history buffs got together Saturday to commemorate their Civil War ancestors ...

Civil War anything but ancient history for local buff Evansville Courier & Press, IN (July 16, 2006) A collector of memorabilia and artifacts from the War Between the States, he combs eBay, the Internet online auction service, for newspapers from the period ...

 

July 14, 2006 (Updated at 11:02pm Eastern)

Battlefield tree axing to resume Gettysburg Times, PA (July 14, 2006) Another round of rehabilitative tree cuts are scheduled to commence next week at Gettysburg National Military Park - the biggest parcel to be axed, Park Service officials say, comprises about 50 acres adjacent to West Confederate Avenue.

Civil War battle this weekend Adrian Daily Telegram, MI (July 14, 2006) Re-enactors will stage a repeat of a Civil War clash between Union and Confederate forces this weekend at Walker Tavern. By James Rufus Koren. ...

Middletown approved for Civil War preservation grants Business Gazette, MD (July 14, 2006) Middletown is now eligible to receive state grants and loans to preserve its Civil War sites, following a vote Thursday by the Maryland Heritage Areas Authority ...

Group publishes account of Civil War POW camp chief's trial WSTM-TV, NY (July 14, 2006) ... has published an account of the trial of the first person ever accused of war crimes in the United States -- the commandant of an infamous Civil War prison. ...

Redlands Bowl hosts the Civil War Redlands Daily Facts, CA (July 14, 2006) Civil War re-enactors treated the Redlands Bowl crowd Friday night to a history lesson in front of the Lincoln Shrine, before a concert by the Americus Brass ...

Civil War battlefield will be preserved Richmond Times Dispatch, VA (July 14, 2006) Shenandoah Valley preservationists have shielded from development more than 100 acres that was the site of a key battle during the waning days of the Civil War ...

Headstone for Civil War vet to be placed The News-Review, OR (July 14, 2006) A new headstone will be dedicated Saturday for a Civil War veteran buried in a Roseburg cemetery. Russel B. Johnson, who ...

Baked Beans Win Favor With Soldiers in the Civil War Metropolitan News-Enterprise, CA (July 14, 2006) Soldiers in the Union Army during the Civil War relished baked beans (long associated with New England) notwithstanding the great frequency with which that ...

Carroll scores Civil War heritage area designation, eligibility ... Examiner.com (Jul y 14, 2006) Carroll County’s designation as a Heart of the Civil War Heritage Area on Thursday is more than a name — it serves as a ticket to millions ...

URI vessel to explore Civil War shipwreck Providence Journal, RI (Jul y 14, 2006) Beneath 230 feet of water lies the Monitor, an ironclad Civil War ship that sank in a storm on the last day of 1862. ...

 

July 13, 2006 (Updated at 11:52pm Eastern)

Civil War re-enactors bring history to life at Lake Vesuvius Huntington Herald Dispatch, WV (July 13, 2006) Civil War re-enactors portraying Robert E. Lee and US Grant will talk about events that led up to the war that tore the country apart in the ...

Bow Heritage Commission restores pre-Civil War snowroller Salem Observer, NH (July 13, 2006) In addition, it is one of the earliest pieces of highway maintenance equipment in town, dating back to the pre-Civil War era of Bow. ...

Civil War reenactors, blacksmith visit Fort Knox VillageSoup Belfast (July 13, 2006) Cotton's Battery Civil War reenactors will hold forth Saturday, July 15 and Sunday, July 16, at historic Fort Knox.

 

July 12, 2006 (Updated at 10:46pm Eastern)

'Civil War nut' gives $25,000 to Mosby Foundation fund Centreville Times, VA (July 12, 2006) On and off for the last few years, Ricky L. Brown considered making a donation to the nonprofit group, which plans to open a Civil War and local history museum ...

Civil War group gains historic home Blue Springs Examiner, MO (July 12, 2006) Steve Noll, executive director of the Historical Society, will make the presentation to Mike Calvert, president of the Civil War Round Table of Western Missouri ...

Centralia couple donates Civil War battlefield Columbia Missourian, MO (July 12, 2006) “This means the perpetual preservation of a Civil War battle site in mid-Missouri,” said Bill Berry, treasurer of the organization. ...

 

July 11. 2006 (Updated at 9:29pm Eastern)

Chamber firm on casino stance The Evening Sun, MD (July 11, 2006) The Gettysburg Adams Chamber of Commerce board of directors decided Friday to maintain its stance in favor of a proposed casino after considering the results of a membership-wide vote on the issue.

Everybody important has a ‘G' somewhere in his name Cheboygan Daily Tribune, MI (July 11, 2006) Ulysses S. Grant made a name for himself in the Civil War, rising from colonel to four-star general in command of all the Union Armies. ...

Athol Historical Society raising money for restoration of Civil ... Worcester Telegram, MA (July 11, 2006) A deteriorating treasure from the bloodiest single day of warfare in American history is the focus of a fundraising effort by the Athol Historical ...

Young Guns Rocktown Weekly, VA (July 11, 2006) The company consisted of nearly 30 7-to-12-year-olds participating in the New Market Battlefield State Historical Park’s Civil War day camps this week. ...

 

July 10, 2006 (Updated at 6:43pm Eastern)

KKK opposition protest lines up The Evening Sun, MD (July 10, 2006) In 2004, the Sons of Confederate Veterans held a demonstration near the Peace Light Memorial at Gettysburg National Military Park to protest a Gettysburg College art exhibit that showed a Confederate flag being

Numbers down for annual Gettysburg re-enactment The Evening Sun, MD (July 10, 2006) Ruth Tolson of Millboro, Va., didn't mind being in civil war period clothing Sunday at the 143rd Anniversary Civil War Battle Re-enactment near Gettysburg.

NYS Military Museum opens exhibit on Civil War's big guns  WSTM-TV, NY (July 10, 2006) New York State Military Museum. The museum in Saratoga Springs has just opened an exhibit on Civil War field artillery. The exhibit is ...

KSU students sift Civil War site  Atlanta Journal Constitution, GA (July 10, 2006) Amanda Garland and Taylor Wolleat search for artifacts in the remnants of a house at the Pickett's Mill Historic Site that dates to before the Civil War ...

Civil War events feel the competition Examiner.com  (July 10, 2006) Wearing a bloody apron and playing a surgeon, a lone Civil War re-enactor educated the hundreds who visited Union Mills on Sunday. ...

Civil War camp puts enthusiasts in troops' shoes Poughkeepsie Journal, NY (July 10, 2006) ... arranged in a company street and smoke curling from a small fire, the 120th New York State Volunteers' encampment looked like any other Civil War re-enactors ...

New bed and breakfast takes visitors back to Civil War era Times Bulletin, OH (July 10, 2006) Owner Sue Quickstad has redecorated and refurnished the house to reflect pre-Civil War times. ... McCoy would later serve in the Civil War. ...

 

July 9, 2006 (Updated at 8:53pm Eastern)

Dressing the part: Firms serve needs of Civil War re-enactors San Jose Mercury News, TX (July 9, 2006) George Lomas fought in his first Civil War re-enactment in 1961 with a 100-year-old musket in his hands. His uniform ...

Civil War encampment, social is today Baltimore Sun, MD (July 9, 2006) The Union Mills Homestead will hold its annual Civil War Encampment and Ice Cream Social today on the grounds at 3311 Littlestown Pike. ...

Civil War play at Springhill Winery Louisville Courier-Journal, KY (July 9, 2006) The Murder Mystery of 1864" is based on an incident that took place when the modern site, which also contains a bed & breakfast, was a Civil War plantation. ...

 

July 8, 2006 (Updated at 7:02pm Eastern)

Re-enactors Bring Civil War to Life WPMT-TV, PA (July 8, 2006) The Gettysburg battlefields look like they did in the 1860's, as re-enactors live their lives as if the Civil War was still being fought.

Civil War soldier to get proper burial 142 years later Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal, MS (July 8, 2006) Sons of Confederate Veterans Harrisburg Camp 645 will host a reburial for Grist, a Confederate soldier killed July 15, 1864, during of the Civil War's Battle of ...

Franklin County Civil War soldier gets proper burial WDBJ7.com, VA (July 8, 2006) Robert Clay Bernard died in 1919 after serving in the Civil War. Bernard was never given the military honors he deserved, until today. ...

 

July 7, 2006 (Updated at 11:12pm Eastern)

Lost River Cave to host Civil War reenactment July 14-16 News-Democrat & Leader, KY (July 7, 2006) Court marshals, executions, battle wound surgeries, artillery drills and a Civil War skirmish will fascinate Civil War enthusiasts and those just looking to ...

Civil War soldier's grave given care Springfield News Sun, OH (July 7, 2006) A village family wants to shine light on a Civil War veteran’s burial plot that over the years has been shadowed by overgrown shrubbery and ...

Weekend Civil War re-enactment in Coldwater Adrian Daily Telegram, MI (July 7, 2006) The Little River Railroad of Coldwater will bring history to life Saturday and Sunday with a Civil War re-enactment as a part of its train ride. ...

Group used 'coffee wagon' to perk up Civil War troops The Evening Sun, PA (July 7, 2006) He's brought in the jolt-giving replica wagon for this year's Civil War battle re-enactment, and the apparatus soldiers once called the "Christian Light ...

Memorial stone to honor Civil War soldiers Charlotte Observer, NC (July 7, 2006) Seven soldiers who fought in the Civil War will be honored with a memorial stone during a ceremony at 3 pm Saturday. The soldiers ...

 

July 6, 2006 (Updated at 8:02pm Eastern)

Will building a casino in Gettysburg be a good thing? Racine Journal Times, WI (July 6, 2006) More than a year ago, a group of investors proposed a plan to build a casino less than two miles from the park.

Band's music will tell stories of Civil War at Redlands Bowl Redlands Daily Facts, CA (July 6, 2006) The Americus Brass Band was founded in 1976 to tell the story of the American Civil War in a "living history" experience for band members and audiences alike. ...

Historic Civil War monument gets fresh face after 140 years Tecumseh Herald, MI (July 6, 2006) At the base of the monument are names of 31 soldiers from Franklin Township who lost their lives as a result of the Civil War. ...

 

July 5, 2006 (Updated at 9:11pm Eastern)

Detroit site to revisit Civil War Detroit Free Press, MI (July 5, 2006) For more information: To arrange for a Civil War reenactment or set up tours at a later time, contact Tom Berlucchi at 586-978-2759. ...

Civil War monument rededicated Adrian Daily Telegram, MI (July 5, 2006) Born of one storm and damaged in another, the Franklin Township cemetery Civil War monument in Tipton shone again at Tuesday's rededication. ...

Group looking to restore civil war cannon Harbor Light, MI (July 5, 2006) In the fall of 2002, the Petoskey DPW donated a Confederate Civil War Cannon to the SUVCW Robert Finch Camp 14, of Traverse ...

Civil War revolver donated to park Benton County Daily Record, AR (July 5, 2006) ... 36 caliber revolver. He received the weapon as part of his service in the 9 th Iowa Infantry of the Union Army during the Civil War. ...

EL Doctorow Awarded 2006 Shaara Prize for Civil War Fiction Collegenews.org, D.C. (July 5, 2006) Critically acclaimed author EL Doctorow has won the 2006 Michael Shaara Prize for Excellence in Civil War Fiction for his book ...

Jefferson College hosts Civil War camp for children Natchez Democrat, MS (July 5, 2006) The college is hosting a Civil War day camp Wednesday through Friday for children ages 8 through 12. The children ...

Shackle reminds visitors of horrors of Civil War imprisonment Times-Mail, IN (July 5, 2006) Andersonville Prison was a holding place for nearly 45,000 Union prisoners of war during the Civil War. A shackle ...

Waters, Burton attend conference on the Civil War News-Reporter, GA (July 5, 2006) Washington-Wilkes retired Army and Navy officers, attended the Georgia Historical Society conference on "Profiles in Leadership: The Civil War Generation" at ...

 

July 4, 2006 (Updated at 11:52pm Eastern)

Town Rededicates Civil War Cannon Forbes (July 4, 2006) rare Civil War cannon that was quietly sold to a collector and then returned for an inflated price after public outcry is back at Groton Rural Cemetery ...

Town raises money to bring a Civil War cannon back home Newark Star Ledger, NJ (July 4, 2006) A rare Civil War cannon that was quietly sold to a collector and then re turned for an inflated price after public outcry is back at Groton ...

Civil War Salute: Veterans Honor Veterans WQOW-TV, WI (July 4, 2006) An Independence Day ceremony features a salute from local veterans to those who served in the Civil War. Thorp Area Veterans Memorial ...

Thorp Remembers Civil War Veterans on Independence Day WEAU-TV 13, WI  (July 4, 2006) Although she's related to a Civil War veteran, Carol Mitte says she's talking about her great great grandfather's service in the confederate army a lot more ...

 

July 3, 2006 (Updated at 6:23pm Eastern)

Ku Klux Klan targeting Civil War sites Pittsburgh Post Gazette, PA (July 3, 2006) Civil War battlefields, magnets for tourists and the media, are a new target of the Ku Klux Klan. ...

Civil War cannon improperly sold to collector is rededicated Boston Globe, MA (July 3, 2006) A Civil War cannon quietly sold to a Pennsylvania collector in 2004, and returned for an inflated price after a public outcry, will be ...

 

July 29, 2006 (Updated at 9:03pm Eastern)

A little-told tale of Civil War bravery gets deserved attention Boston Globe, MD (July 3, 2006) Whether or not slaves were emancipated , Christian Fleetwood didn't think he'd get a chance to make a difference in the Civil War -- or ever get a fair shake ...

 

June 28, 2006 (Updated at 9:30pm Eastern)

Weather postpones re-enactments The Evening Sun, MD (June 28, 2006) Gettysburg Anniversary Committee announced late Tuesday that rainfall and subsequent flash flooding have resulted in the postponement of the annual Gettysburg Civil War Re-enactment this weekend.

Civil War soldier honored Grant County News Online, KY (June 28, 2006) Her great-great grandfather, James Combs, was a Union soldier in the Civil War. Not wanting him to go ...

Lake Villa Civil War ball set for Sept. 30 Waukegan News Sun, IL (June 28, 2006) Lake Villa Historical Society hosts its third Annual Civil War Ball. The ball will be held in conjunction with the Civil ...

 

June 27, 2006

Weather won't affect re-enactment Gettysburg Times, PA (June 27, 2006) Heavy rains pounded Adams County over the weekend, but it was nothing the Gettysburg Anniversary Committee can't deal with.

Downtown's second chance: Civil War heritage program Hagerstown Morning Herald, MD (June 27, 2006) That's the opportunity facing the City of Hagerstown now as it becomes part of a multi-county effort called "Heart of the Civil War." Shame on city officials ...

Council Nixes Plans for Civil War Museum WTRF-TV, WV (June 28, 2006)  Last week, we told you Bridgeport City Council was buying an empty building on Main Street, to house a Civil War Museum. But now ...

Rock opera meets Civil War Hagerstown Morning Herald, MD (June 27, 2006) Pulse writers Nick Mohar-Schurz and Sarah Ofosu saw the opening performance of "For the Glory," a Civil War-themed musical that opened recently at the Majestic ...

KSU Students Find Civil War Artifacts WSBtv.com, GA (June 27, 2006) We know nothing about the people that lived here at the time of the Civil War,” says associate professor Terry Powis. ...

 

June 26, 2006

New headstones honor Civil War veterans San Jose Mercury News, TX (June 26, 2006) Headstones for 10 Civil War veterans buried in Mount Hope Cemetery have been replaced, repaired or corrected. Fifty ...

 

June 25, 2006

US Civil War $100 bill is sold for $2.1m Scotsman, United Kingdom (June 25, 2006) A $100 NOTE issued in 1863 during the American Civil War has fetched $2.1 million (£1.16 million) at auction. It set a joint record ...

Civil War fans relish 'living' event Buffalo News, NY (June 25, 2006) The two stepped back in time with others to enjoy the Amherst Museum's Civil War Living History Weekend, which continues today. ...

 

May 28, 2006 (Updated at 4:11pm Eastern)

Families honor Civil War fallen Charlottesville Daily Progress, VA (May 28, 2006) ... cemetery. “This is the resting place of the common soldiers,” said Gary Walker, a Civil War author and historian. “Without ...

Civil War soldiers voices ring with life again MLive.com, MI (May 28, 2006) ... in the past, to read hundreds if not thousands of pages of the letters and diaries of men from Michigan who served in the Union Army during the Civil War. ...

A Page from our Past: Civil War unknown soldier laid to rest in ... Bloomington Pantagraph, IL (May 28, 2006) For years afterward, area Civil War veterans, by way of formal ceremonies and impromptu visits, paid their respects to the unknown soldier of Saybrook. ...

Park has Civil War history — and peace Deseret News, UT (May 28, 2006) A 12-pounder Napoleon cannon, a standard weapon used by both sides in the Civil War, stands guard over downtown Chattanooga and the Tennessee River Valley from ...

A time to honor all of the war dead Barre Montpelier Times Argus, VT (May 28, 2006) It is probable the first Memorial Day occurred in Mississippi shortly after the end of the Civil War when several women spontaneously decorated the graves of ...

Descendants honor Civil War troops Patriot-News, PA (May 2006) A small group of Civil War veterans' descendants marked Memorial Day by placing American flags yesterday at the gravestones of several hundred Union veterans ...

Civil War soldier receives proper honors WOOD-TV, MI (May 28, 2006) His name was James Battles. This Memorial Day weekend, a granite headstone means history won't forget the Civil War soldier. ...

Eighth-graders get taste of Civil War life Carlisle Sentinel, PA (May 28, 2006) Spencer Robinson knows the horror that soldiers felt before going under a surgeon's knife during the Civil War. Billy Bjorkland ...

'Sentinels of Stone' capture Civil War images Jackson Clarion Ledger, MS (May 28, 2006) ... and accompanying anecdotes, biographies and historical facts provide a tour of the battlefields as they are today and as they were when the Civil War was fought ...

Civil War memorials in Sullivan get their due with plaque ... Herald & Review, IL (May 28, 2006) Bill Hagen admits he has not always acted with reverence toward the Civil War cannon on the Moultrie County Square. He's not alone. ...

Retired teacher writes Civil War book Auburn Citizen, NY (May 28, 2006) For local history fans and Civil War buffs, there is a new book available: “Following the Drum” by Donald E. Mortin, a retired Moravia school teacher. ...

Phillipsburg soldiers fought with Company E in Civil War The Express Times, PA (May 28, 2006) One of the most famous New Jersey regiments during the Civil War was the 7th New Jersey Volunteer Infantry. Raised in the summer ...

Camp Ironton Recreates City’s Civil War Past Ironton Tribune, OH (May 28, 2006) Although the county was not directly involved in the Civil War, the effects of the war rippled through the area, said Peggy Karshner, president of the ...

 

May 27, 2006 (Updated at 1:25pm Eastern)

Fifth-graders recruited for Civil War Marietta Times, OH (May 27, 2006) Members of the 6th Ohio Cavalry Civil War Reenactment Unit took the students through a “boot camp” and taught them about the Civil War from a Union ...

Charter school students re-create part of Civil War Oshkosh Northwestern, Wisconsin (May 27, 2006) ... part of the Battle of Gettysburg on the soccer field across from Merrill Elementary School Friday morning as part of their ongoing study of the Civil War. ...

Faded Civil War photos are good collection DetNews.com, MI (May 27, 2006) This framed composite of Civil War officer photographs was appraised for owner Sue Novak of Troy. 

Civil War memorial will be dedicated in Lilly The Tribune-Democrat, PA (May 27, 2006) The highlight will be the dedication of a Civil War monument playing homage to the country and honoring the soldiers, said Jim Salony, president of the Lilly ...

Hill-Hold Museum enacts Civil War The Chronicle, NY (May 27, 2006) Pictured are some of Civil War re-enactors from last year’s Hill-Hold Museum Civil War Weekend event. The 15th New York Volunteer ...

 

May 26, 2006 (Updated at 9:25pm Eastern)

Civil War group formed in Franklin 80 years ago News-Herald, PA (May 26, 2006) About 80 years ago the Daughters of Union Veterans of the Civil War Hannah Moore Tent No. 32 was formed in Franklin ...

Civil War Circle sets 2006 agenda Canton Journal, MA (May 26, 2006) The Civil War Circle, a history discussion group sponsored by the Forbes House Museum in Milton, has established its agenda of topics for the remainder of 2006 ...

Town's Civil War soldiers Northborough-Southborough Villager, MA (May 26, 2006) Just as I was writing this column, I learned of Jim Higgiston's death so, before going to the Civil War, I'll just look at our more recent history to remember ...

Boonville Historical Club to dedicate Civil War marker Mid-York Weekly, NY (May 26, 2006) ... and long-time Observer-Dispatch columnist Frank Tomaino will be the keynote speaker at the unveiling of a historical marker honoring Civil War soldiers of ...

Civil War author to speak at White Birch Books Conway Daily Sun, NH (May 26, 2006) Award-winning local author of "Andersonville," William Marvel, has unveiled his next exploration of the Civil War with "Mr. Lincoln Goes to War ...

Honor our black troops for helping Union win Civil War Rochester Democrat and Chronicle, NY (May 26, 2006) Because of his passion for recognizing the vital role the United States Colored Troops (USCT) played "in saving this nation" during the Civil War, I have ...

’Civil War’ returns to Delaware County Oneonta Daily Star, NY (May 26, 2006) The Civil War will be fought this weekend at the Delaware County Fairgrounds in Walton. This is the ...

Cote: Recalling the Civil War heroes of Holbrook Holbrook Sun, MA (May 26, 2006) ... Holbrook. It was erected to memorialize those men who offered and gave their lives for freedom during the great Civil War of 1861-1865. ...

Making Civil War connections Amesbury News, MA (May 26, 2006) History came to life at Woodsom Farm, and several other venues throughout town, last weekend as part of the "Raise The Arm Civil War Encampment." The event ...

Creator of long-running Gettysburg tour brings similar ghost tour business to Fredericksburg Free Lance Star, VA (May 26, 2006) GHOSTLY footprints that appear out of nowhere, and vanish just as eerily.

 

May 25, 2006 (Updated at 11:29pm Eastern)

Full plate of Memorial Day activities Gettysburg Times, PA (May 25, 2006) Since the first official recognition in 1868 by the Grand Army of the Republic, Americans of all ages have taken the time on a day in May to celebrate the nationís fallen heroes. By an act of Congress in 1971, Memorial Day was established as the last Monday of May.

Civil War group formed in Franklin 80 years ago News-Herald, PA (May 25, 2006) About 80 years ago the Daughters of Union Veterans of the Civil War Hannah Moore Tent No. 32 was formed in Franklin ...

Black soldier gets grave marker for Civil War duty The Grand Rapids Press, MI (May 25, 2006) ... Then, a few years ago, amateur historian Terry Wantz came upon a black-and-white photo: A somber group of Civil War veterans at a funeral. ...

Civil War vets' names, letter to be read Pittsburgh Post Gazette, PA (May 25, 2006) James JS Phillips was a 20-year-old Civil War veteran who saw 20 battles before his death and burial at Bethel Cemetery in Bethel Park. ...

Civil War weekend at the LeDuc Historic Estate Pioneer Press, MN (May 25, 2006) Civil War history comes to life the weekend of June 3-4 with living history soldiers encamped at work and play. See drilling, musket ...

GAR & Civil War Museum to be open Marblehead Reporter, MA (May 25, 2006) A new video, "Marblehead and the Civil War," will run during those hours. The video, commissioned by the Marblehead Museum & Historical ...

Civil War era brought to life Sacramento Bee, CA (May 25, 2006) ... in Elverta, John McConnell, an eighth-grader at Glen Edwards Middle School in Lincoln, said, "I want to learn how people lived during the Civil War and what ...

Old Buttonwillow Church Civil War Theater Has Grand Opening The Chattanoogan, TN (May 25, 2006) Did the Civil War end? Not in the Buttonwillow Church in Whitwell, the Civil War is still alive as two Tennessee ...

Memorial Day history tied to Civil War veterans Houghton Lake Resorter, MI (May 25, 2006) Memorial Day (or Decoration Day, as it was called in the beginning) originated as a time to pay homage to soldiers who died in the Civil War. ...

Wanted: Civil War fugitive in Coal Harbour British Columbia North Island Gazette, Canada (May 25, 2006) The local man known as John Sharp was accused of being William Clark Quantrill, a notorious and vicious outlaw who wreaked havoc during the American Civil War. ...

A taste of the Civil War at Camp Floyd in Fairfield Salt Lake Tribune, UT (May 25, 2006) Visitors to the Camp Floyd/Stagecoach Inn State Park and Museum in Fairfield can get a taste of what living was like in a Civil War encampment Saturday and ...

 

May 24, 2006 (Updated at 9:47pm Eastern)

Help repel the vandals at Gettysburg PressConnects.com (May 24, 2006) I think I understand why people commit crimes, most crimes anyway. Revenge, passion, frustration, desperation, temporary insanity, greed, to name but a few motivating factors

A fascinating plunge into the mysteries of a Civil War sub Scripps Howard News Service, DC (May 24, 2006) ... This year's Sibert Medal winner is "Secrets of a Civil War Submarine: Solving the Mysteries of the HL Hunley" (Carolrhoda Books, $18.95). ...

Final Centralia Civil War Sites Tour is Thursday WJBDRadio.com, IL (May 26, 2006) A former Centralia High school history teacher will give his final tour of Civil War sites in the Centralia area on Thursday. Doug ...

Civil War buffs take aim at Heritage Village Tampa Bay Newspapers, FL (May 24,. 2006) Visitors to Heritage Village had the opportunity on May 20 to see how soldiers and civilians lived in the 1850s during the 23rd annual Civil War Days that ...

 

May 23, 2006 (Updated at 9:24pm Eastern)

Civil War Memorial Destroyed Daily News-Record, VA (May 23, 2006) Rocks strewn haphazardly across the gravel parking lot of Grace Memorial Church and a ragged slab of bluestone are all that remain of a Civil War monument commemorating the Battle of Port Republic.

Opening a door to the past Civil War room available for viewing on Memorial Day The Salem News, MA (May 23, 2006) This town was proud to send its sons to fight in the Civil War, responding to President Abraham Lincoln's call for troops on April 15, 1861, with a trainload of militia the very next day.

Civil War, Camp Randall history lives again through re-enactors University of Wisconsin-Madison University Communications, WI (May 23, 2006) "Most Civil War soldiers were on the march quite a bit and we try to look and act like the men we portray as far as we can.". Klas ...

Whimsical statue may be illegal at GR Civil War memorial park Kalamazoo Gazette, MI (May 23, 2006) ... a whimsical statue spending the summer in downtown's Monument Park, may be an illegal squatter, according to the historian who revived the Civil War monument. ...

Civil War comes to life Danbury News Times, CT (May 23, 2006) ... Infantry set up seven stations to teach students about literature, cannons, letter writing, rifles, uniforms and life in Brookfield during the Civil War. ...

Re-enactors create feel of Civil War at Camp McClellan Quad City Times, IA (May 23, 2006) Cannon smoke swirls around a re-enactor Sunday during the annual Civil War Muster and Mercantile Exposition in the Village of East ...

House allocates $400K for Civil War heritage  Shelbyville Times-Gazette, TN (May 23, 2006) The U.S. House of Representatives has approved $400,000 in federal funding for the Tennessee Civil War Heritage Area to promote tourism and economic development in Bedford County and across the state, announced U.S. Rep. Bart Gordon.

 

May 22, 2006 (Updated at 5:38pm Eastern)

Civil War driving trail debuts Saturday Mexico Ledger, MO (May 22, 2006) The Gray Ghosts Trail is part of a larger, statewide effort to commemorate and preserve Missouri's Civil War history and establish a tourism infrastructure in ...

Civil War Fort Being Auctioned On eBay All Headline News (May 22, 2005) A Civil War-era fort is on the technological auction block, eBay. Fort Montgomery, built in 1844, was staffed ...

Civil War wounded US churches Wilmington Morning Star, NC (May 22, 2006) Many great books have taken on the subject of religion and the Civil War. Church historian Mark A. Noll takes a new approach in ...

Yard sale yields Civil War-linked find Patriot-News, PA (May 22, 2005) A Civil War-related document that Herb Kruger rescued at a yard sale will find a home at the Centre County Historical Society in State College. ...

House allocates $400K for Civil War heritage Shelbyville Times-Gazette, TN (May 22, 2006) The US House of Representatives has approved $400,000 in federal funding for the Tennessee Civil War Heritage Area to promote tourism and economic development ...

Politics Obstruct Civil War Damage Case Against Developer YubaNet, CA (May 22, 2006) ... of 1,400 luxury condominiums, ranging from $700,000 to $1.4 million, whose website touts that "the land surrounding Fawn Lake is rich in Civil War history." It ...

Civil War buffs step back in time to preserve an era MaineToday.com, ME (May 22, 2006) ... That will give you a taste of the early 1860s - the time period that Civil War buffs re-created Sunday on the grounds of the Portland Harbor Museum. ...

Civil War fighter honored Cincinnati Enquirer, OH (May 22, 2006) ... But they know who he was: a Civil War soldier who died at age 98 as the longest-surviving Union veteran in Clermont County. On Sunday ...

 

May 21, 2006 (Updated at 11:52pm Eastern)

Neglect threatens area sites Free Lance Star, VA (May 21, 2006) A Falmouth church's facade, the Westmoreland County birthplace of the nation's fifth president, and Shenandoah Valley land along Interstate 81 are among the most endangered properties in Virginia, according to a statewide preservation group.

Gambling town with Civil War ties says casino a benefit Evening Sun.com (May 21, 2006) During Wednesday's hearing on a proposed casino near Gettysburg, Larry Gawronski, the president of the Vicksburg Convention and Visitors Bureau, testified about the experience that Civil War battlefield town has had with casinos.

Documents emerge in Va. Capitol makeover  Pioneer Press, MN (May 21, 2006) The construction dust inside Virginia's 18th century Capitol is still so thick, the stately House of Delegates chamber is barely discernible.  But from the mess and debris, hidden texts have emerged that afford a fresh glimpse into forgotten times - and the issues that dominated debate on Capitol Square.

Search continues for Gettysburg statue vandals York Daily Record, PA (May 21, 2006) Gettysburg park officials hope information about civil war monuments vandalized three months ago will turn up but have researched options to repair two of the statues if missing pieces aren't recovered.

Civil War Days a real blast Chicago Daily Herald, IL (May 21, 2006) ... some real faux fighting. It was just a few minutes away from a Civil War battle re-enactment at Naper Settlement. “I think we’re ...

Sheboygan Lutheran High students study the Civil War at the actual ... Sheboygan Press, WI (May 21, 2006) "A once in a lifetime experience," is how Sheboygan Lutheran High School sophomore Jade Buchberger described the school's recent week-long Civil War Tour. ...

Casino project could be drain on Gettysburg water York Daily Record, PA (May 21, 2006) Charles Skopic isn't really for or against a casino proposed to be built near...

 

May 20, 2006 (Updated at 8:30pm Eastern)

Congressional library publishes rare images of Civil War horrors CNN.com (May 20, 2006) Out of ammunition and fleeing enemy fire at the Battle of Gettysburg, 19-year-old Union Sgt. Warren H. Freeman came on a big, badly wounded Confederate officer who asked to be dragged to shelter from the fire of his own side.

Civil War-era fort up on eBay CNET News.com, CA (May 20, 2006) Still looking for a way to go down in history? You could buy your way in through the purchase of a Civil War-era fort up for auction on eBay. ...

Civil War facts Siskiyou Daily News, CA (May 20, 2006) This weekend’s Civil War reenactments, many hope, will cause people to go back and learn more about the most bloodiest conflict in America’s ...

Civil War Calendar for May 20 The Free Lance-Star, VA (May 20, 2006) Author Jay Wertz will sign copies of his new work "The Civil War Experience." 540/372-3034. Lest We Forget ...

S'ville, Dyer students experience Civil War culture SCHERERVILLE ... nwitimes.com, IN (May 20, 2006) Across the field, a Civil War doctor talked about the damage a .58-caliber bullet does to a person's bone. The baseball field behind ...

CIVIL WAR RE-ENACTMENT KPVI-TV, ID (May 20, 2006) The Civil War ended over a century ago. ... Captain William Boyce, Civil War re-enacter: "They're doing really well. They're catching on quickly. ...

 

May 19, 2006 

Civil War Expo planned for Saturday, Sunday AL.com, AL (May 19, 2006) The third annual Gulf Coast Civil War Expo will be held Saturday and Sunday at the John F. Rhodes Civic Center in Bay Minette. The ...

 

May 18, 2006

Simons Middle School's Civil War Day gets better and better Ledger Independent, KY (May 18, 2006) ... those who had not been in a real battle, but the whole scenario was designed to teach students about the horrific battles that made the Civil War the bloodiest ...

Historic pecan - Winning tree dates to end of Civil War Hartwell Sun, GA (May 18, 2006) That was in 1865, the same year the Civil War ended. Little did he know that over 140 years later, his seedling would grow into an award- winning tree. ...

Bittersweet Park honors sacrifice of Civil War soldiers Winston-Salem Journal, NC (May 18, 2006) ... military-industrial complex in those two states was the most physical manifestation of the Confederacy," Ogden said as he took a group of Civil War buffs on a ...

Mary Penner: Records from post-Civil War-era bank can yield ... Albuquerque Tribune, NM (May 18, 2006) ... operation. Before the close of the Civil War, many former slaves and free black men joined the US Army Colored Troops. Responding ...

Florence resident lives Civil War history Community Press, KY (May 18, 2006) ... Bartlett, 24, graduated from Northern Kentucky University in December with a degree in American history with a concentration in the Civil War. ...

Civil War Round Table to present program on Nathan Bedford Forrest ... News-Reporter, GA (May 18, 2006) ... of the talk being presented by author and lecturer Gregory G. Biggs of Clarksville, Tennessee, on Monday, May 22, at the meeting of the Civil War Round Table ...

Papers reveal doctor’s life during Civil War Sherman Denison Herald Democrat, TX (May 18, 2006) ... He actually entered the Civil War as a Union Army private in 1861 and two years later was made a captain and an aide de camp on the staff of General Nelson A ...

Gambling town with Civil War ties says casino a benefit The Evening Sun, PA (May 18, 2006) ... near Gettysburg, Larry Gawronski, the president of the Vicksburg Convention and Visitors Bureau, testified about the experience that Civil War battlefield town ...

 

May 17, 2006

A rededication of Norwell's Civil War Monument Norwell Mariner, MA (May 17, 2006) During Norwell's Memorial Day festivities of Monday, May 29, town officials will rededicate the Civil War Monument on the town common, which has recently been ...

Drawings, artifacts help tell story of Civil War Jefferson City News Tribune, MO (May 17, 2006) ... portray what battles in Missouri may have been like, a display of pictures and stories will tell the real stories from Mid-Missouri during the Civil War. ...

Civil War Fort Threatened WUSA-TV 9, DC (May 17, 2006) Since then, the fort has survived 172 years and a furious shelling by Union forces during the Civil War. It was part of the nation's coastal. ...

Visit site of a bloody Civil War battle that largely has been ... San Luis Obispo Tribune, CA (May 17, 2006) ... casualties. Yet it does not invoke the sense of reverence associated with other Civil War battlefields, such as Gettysburg and Shiloh. ...

Dead Irish Blues to bring Irish Civil War songs to Noble Savage Shreveport Times, LA (May 17, 2006) ... here. Listeners should expect to hear Greg and Marty Faiers' versions of a trio of Irish songs written about the Civil War. "They ...

Public should protect Civil War cemetery Mobile Register, AL (May 17, 2006) ... duty to protect the small graveyard, located near the Grand Hotel Marriott Resort in Point Clear, that holds the remains of several hundred Civil War soldiers. ...

 

May 16, 2006

Vote could save Civil War land The Free Lance-Star, VA (May 16, 2006) The Spotsylvania County Planning Commission will weigh in tonight on a proposal that could save more historic Civil War battlefield land from development. ...

 

May 15, 2006 (Updated at 11:16pm Eastern)

Civil War enthusiasts rally around tattered flag Kansas.com, KS (May 15, 2006) It's a regimental Confederate Civil War flag that flew in the western theater of the war in five major battles: Shiloh, Perryville, Murfreesboro, Chickamauga ...

Movies open up Civil War history Siskiyou Daily News, CA (May 15, 2006) Civil War reenactor Joe Allison has a ritual he performs, as he rolls his own paper-and-ball cartridges, to prepare for a battle reenactment. ...

Civil War past takes root Atlanta Journal Constitution, GA (May 15, 2006) As a young man, Mark Pollard would walk alongside Jonesboro Road, collecting bullets and buttons left by soldiers who fought during the Civil War. ...

Civil War Customs WTAP-TV, WV (May 16, 2006) Civil War Reenactor Mike Church says, "What we're trying to show them is a little bit about the Civil War, the history of the war, some of the weapons, the ...

A call to arms Civil War encampment to raise funds for vandalized ... Newburyport Daily News,  MA (May 16, 2006) ... from New England and the surrounding states will convene in Amesbury to camp out at the farm and take part in a two-day re-enactment of the Civil War. ...

Civil War treasure trove open to everyone Fort Wayne Journal Gazette, IN (May 15, 2006) I had been told that only very special Civil War historians – the ones with personal contacts – were allowed to see the archival holdings of the Army’s ...

Hurricanes, Shortfalls Endanger Ala. Fort  CBS-TV (May 15, 2006) Fort Morgan was the latest in military technology when it was built in 1834: The five-sided bulwark had a dry moat, thick brick walls and dozens of cannons to ward off invaders at Mobile Bay, a vital port on the northern Gulf Coast.

Seven ghostly sites attract Civil War buffs Fulton Sun, MO (May 15, 2006) A statewide, Civil War project known as the Gray Ghosts Trail will be introduced to the public this Saturday. Historical panels are being placed near major interstates and highways - and seven markers will represent the county's ties to the War Between the States.

 

May 14, 2006 (Updated at 11:06am Eastern)

Civil War group recruits members The Morning Sun, MI (May 14, 2006) Although the United States Civil War lasted about four years, Rowley, who has been involved in Civil War reenactments since 1976, estimates he's been at it at ...

St. B students lively at re-enacting Civil War The Republic.com , IN (May 14, 2006) The sounds of reveille boomed through St. Bartholomew Catholic School Friday as eighth-grade students woke at 5 am for a day in the life of the Civil War. ...

Fort Clifton Festival mixes Civil War history with arts and crafts Petersburg Progress Index, VA  (May 14, 2006) They strolled through the arts and crafts exhibits, munched on delectable funnel cakes and took in some lively Civil War reenactments from the 9th and 15th

Student treats audience with Civil War medicines Miami Herald, FL (May 14, 2006) A young Civil War expert sheds light on how little some medical practices have changed in the past 100-plus years. BY YVONNE CAREY. ...

Mild-mannered cave-dwellers had big impact on Civil War Charleston Gazette, SC (May 14, 2006) Most folks don’t know it, but this Greenbrier County hole in the ground had something absolutely vital for the Confederate prosecution of the Civil War.

The Citizens Voice Citizens Voice, PA (May 14, 2006) ... legislation supporting systematic preservation of the nation’s past, said Richard Sellars, a National Park Service historian of early Civil War battlefields. ...

 

May 13, 2006 (Updated at 8:02pm (Eastern)

Confederate soldier remains affect proposed development Gettysburg Times, PA (May 13, 2006) A Highland Township site being considered for a proposed 279-home development may contain the remains of Confederate Civil War soldiers, and developers have not commented on whether or not this possibility will......

 

May 12, 2005 (Updated at 7:52pm (Eastern)

Civil War ghosts unearth life in Callaway Fulton Sun, MO (May 12, 2006) The ghosts of Callaway County's sons who died during the Civil War are whispering words of appreciation. ...

Civil War Weekend packs 'em in at Blenheim TimesCommunity.com, VA (May 12, 2006) Some 1,750 people attended the annual Civil War Weekend, May 6 and 7, at the historic Blenheim Estate, circa 1858, on Old Lee Highway in the City of Fairfax. ...

Local Students Learn About Civil War WLNS-TV, MI (May 12, 2006) Over 350 8th graders got a history lesson. Three Fires Middle School hosted an interactive Civil War day. About 100 actors, experts ...

Pre-Civil War home has plenty of cupboards Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, WI (May 12, 2006) When the small Greek Revival house in Walker's Point was young, the Civil War had not yet begun and Milwaukee was just coming into its own as a brewing town. ...

As a Civil War Protest Telluride Watch, CO (May 12, 2006) ... and justice, so did Mother’s Day in the US begin with Julia Ward Howe’s inspirational 1870 Proclamation against the carnage of the Civil War: “Arise then ...

Civil War women are hailed as heroines Albany Times Union, NY (May 12, 2006) Women served as nurses, activists, educators, spies and even impersonated men to fight as soldiers during the Civil War, according to a new ...

 

May 11, 2006 (Updated at 9:57pm)

Civil War monument to be cleaned, repaired The Express Times, PA (May 11, 2006) Wayne Sherrer, president of the Phillipsburg Historical Society, noted that the town was incorporated in 1861, the same year the Civil War began. ...

Civil War will come to life during encampment at Wood Hill Middle ... Andover Townsman, MA (May 11, 2006) If you see a brigade of Civil War soldiers camped out behind Wood Hill Middle School a week from Saturday, don't be alarmed - they're from the Union. 

Sparta pupils to flash back to Civil War times New Jersey Herald, NJ (May 11, 2006) Pupils in Philip Cocilovo's sixth-grade history class at Sparta Middle School will see him in a new light today as he becomes a Civil War soldier. ...

Around South County: Kids learn Civil War soldier's life Annapolis Capital, MD (May 11, 2006) It's wonderful - and it's free!". This year, the Civil War re-enactment was held last weekend on the front lawn of the historic home. ...

Annual pilgrimage opens door on Civil War history Borders Today, UK (May 11, 2006) Holly Springs has just staged another successful pilgrimage, where tourists come from near and far to walk through our antebellum (pre-Civil War) homes and ...

 

May 10, 2006 (Updated at 7:33pm Eastern)

Group aims to shelter old hull  The News & Advance, VA (May 10, 2006) Officials will break ground at Riverside Park Saturday morning, beginning efforts to clean and protect what’s left of the boat that carried Stonewall Jackson’s body from the Hill City to Lexington for burial in 1863.

Proposed subdivision site may contain the remains of Confederate soldiers Gettysburg Times, PA (May 10, 2006) A plot of land in Highland Township being considered as the site of a proposed 279-home development may already be home to some pieces of history.

General Marmaduke honored during Civil War re-enactment Piggot Times, AR (May 10, 2006) His father, Meredith Miles Marmaduke, served as governor of Missouri in 1844. It is interesting to note the elder Marmaduke was pro-Union during the Civil War. ...

SU students develop local Civil War tour Chambersburg Public Opinion, PA (May 10, 2006) Shippensburg played a prominent role in the Civil War, and a group of Shippensburg University students are highlighting that history through a ...

Historical Society to celebrate Civil War Norwich Bulletin, CT (May 10, 2006) The Norwich Historical Society is planning a two-day Civil War re-enactment and speaking program May 20-21. The society will contribute ...

Civil War museum repaired The Daily Item of Lynn, MA (May 10, 2006) Fellow legislators rejected his request to spend $100,000 in state money to fix up Lynn's Civil War museum, but state Rep. ...

He marched from Civil War battlefields to vineyards Modesto Bee, CA (May 10, 2006) ... Virginia, where Gen. Robert E. Lee surrendered his army on April 9, 1865, and brought the Civil War to an end. Miraculously, Schell went ...

Locals honor relatives who lost lives during Civil War Rock Hill Herald, SC (May 10, 2006) Rock Hill holds Confederate money that belonged to his great-great-grandfather, William Martin Raborn, who died after being wounded in the Civil War during the ...

 

May 9, 2006 (Updated 8:54pm Eastern)

Don't put Civil War generals' names on streets Daily News Journal, TN (May 9, 2006) Regarding the proposed naming of the Gateway streets to "honor" key Civil War figures and "Some generals didn't make the cut on Greenway road list" — Daily ...

How ‘civil’ was the Civil War? Siskiyou Daily News, CA (May 9, 2006) Reenactors and students of history such as Hunter Cogle have different views of the American Civil War. ...

The Civil War comes to life History buff visits Wells Middle ... Tri-Valley Herald, CA (May 9, 2006) As part of a Civil War presentation, history buff Roy Wells shared facts, showed off historic memorabilia and even fired a few rifles for eighth-graders in the ...

The Day Two Great Horses Foreshadowed the Civil War New York Times, NY (May 9, 2006) It was North versus South, a preview of increasingly bitter sectional rivalry and, ultimately, the Civil War. By John Eisenberg. ...

Signs mark the spots where Civil War events occurred in Clark ... Siftings Herald, AR (May 9, 2006) A joint project between the Clark County Historical Association and the Arkansas Civil War Heritage Trail has been completed with the placement of 10 ...

People can bring artifacts to Civil War group meeting today Shreveport Times, LA  (May 9, 2006) Today's meeting of the North Louisiana Civil War Round Table is the group’s annual “show and tell” session, when people are welcome to bring artifacts ...

Student interns as Civil War soldier Frederick News Post, MD (May 9, 2006) Research into CJ Snowden's ancestry led the Linganore High School student to become a living history intern at the Maryland Museum of Civil War History at ...

Stolen thunder New book promotes Ottawa Civil War hero's deeds MyWebTimes.com, IL (May 9, 2006) The reputation of "Ottawa's most famous soldier" gets new luster in a recently released book on the Civil War's battle of Shiloh. The death of Brig. Gen. ...

 

May 8, 2006 (Updated at 7:13pm)

Jefferson Holds Civil War Re-enactment KLTV-TV, TX (May 8, 2006) The smell of gunpowder filled the air in one East Texas town today, in a massive re-enactment of a Civil War battle. More than 1,000 re-enactors from four states came together in the battle for Port Jefferson.

 

May 7, 2006 (Updated at 10:52pm)

Congress Seeks to Change Civil War Law Washington Post, DC (May 7, 2006) Soldiers who survived the Civil War often fared less well with dishonest lawyers who cheated them out of pension money. ...

Dog Tags part of America's battles since the Civil War Charlotte Sun-Herald, FL (May 7, 2006) "The Civil War provided the first recorded incident of American soldiers making an ... As a consequence, 42 percent of the Civil War dead remain unidentified. ...

Scenes of Civil War Biloxi Sun Herald, MS (May 7, 2006) The seed for two books on the Civil War battlefields of Vicksburg and Gettysburg were planted at that time, though he had no way of recognizing it. ...

 

May 4, 2006 (Updated 10:42pm Eastern)

Road trip to 1863: For Civil War tourism, the address is ... Boston Herald,  MA (May 4, 2006) History buffs know that the battle of Gettysburg, fought July 1-3, 1863, in sweltering heat, was the pivotal battle of the Civil War, the so-called “High ...

County was site of pivotal Civil War battle Hagerstown Morning Herald, MD (May 4, 2006) Editor's Note: The Washington County Commissioners have designated this week as Washington County History Week. ...

Professor Predicts Potential US Civil War Harvard Crimson, MA (May 4, 2006) Think America could never face another Civil War? Think again. According to one Harvard Business School Professor, a civil war is ...

Public invited to Civil War reenactment Cherokee Sentinel, NC (May 4, 2006) When the cannons sound from the baseball field at Hiwassee Dam School it will mark the start of a war, the Civil War. will be on ...

 

May 3, 2006 (Updated 7:43pm Eastern)

Saturday open houses allow rare views Evening Sun.com, PA (May 3, 2006) The Friends of the National Parks at Gettysburg will open the Rupp House, the Lincoln train station, the Culp Barn, the Schmucker House, the Tillie Pierce House and the Cannon Carriage Restoration Shop for the annual "Doors Open Gettysburg."

Morenci students sample Civil War living Adrian Daily Telegram, MI (May 3, 2006) Dulcimer music, a meal cooked in Dutch ovens and discussions on life during the Civil War were part of the day Friday for Melanie Cook's fourth-grade ...

Civil War soldier's grave finally gets headstone WOAY-TV, WV (May 3, 2006) A Civil War soldier's grave has finally gotten a headstone, 145 years after he was killed in battle. A commemoration ...

Illegal Aliens Amnesty: Greatess Danger Since America's Civil War! NewsReleaseWire.com (May 3, 2006) So VERY, VERY MUCH MORE HARM to our country and people!!!! supersedes any danger since America’s Civil War! Mr. Joseph ...

Carving out ideas for Stone Mountain Atlanta Journal-Constitution, GA (May 3, 2006) When the folks who run the attractions at Stone Mountain Park dream about the future, people like Victoria Trestrail are in it.

White Oak has link to Yankees Free-Lance Star, VA (May 3, 2006) Most Stafford County churches suffered terribly during the Civil War at the hand of occupying Federal troops. It was common for Union soldiers to burn the pews as firewood, break the windows, deface the walls and even use sanctuaries as stables.

Film highlights horses in Battle of Gettysburg Evening Sun.com, PA (May 3, 2006) A Pittsburgh-based independent-film production company released a documentary today about the stories of horses in the Battle of Gettysburg.

Southern History Day Camp at museum The Troy Messenger, AL (May 3, 2006) The Pioneer Museum of Alabama is building on past success and offering a new and innovative program for kids this summer.

Plymouth remembers Civil War role Washington Daily News, SC (May 3, 2006) The 16th-annual Living History Weekend, which commemorated the second-largest North Carolina battle of the Civil War, gave folks a chance to learn, laugh — and mend fences.

 

May 2, 2006 (Updated 10:52pm Eastern)

Cemetery fixed up for a Civil War hero San Diego Union Tribune, CA (May 2, 2006) In 1862, during the Civil War, he and other Union soldiers went behind enemy lines to steal a Confederate train. The ...

Civil War Re-enactors to Set Up Camp at Portland Harbor Museum MaineToday.com, ME (May 2, 2006) Company A is a nonprofit educational and living history organization dedicated to preserving the memory of Maine's role in the American Civil War. ...

Talks to focus on female Civil War soldiers and home remodeling Shreveport Times, LA (May 2, 2006) Talks about home remodeling and female Civil War soldiers are on tap for upcoming Cambridge Club programs. HGTV celebrity/published ...

Gratuitous Civil War Posting Jawa Report, TX (May 2, 2006) ... days later from pneumonia. (Image found at this site, which contains many more Civil War maps and photos.). The Battle of Chancellorsville ...

Civil War era cabin restored Crawford County Avalanche, MI (May 2, 2006) As stewards of local history, a Grayling area couple took an initial step last week to have a log cabin built in the Civil War era preserved. ...

 

May 1, 2006 (Updated at 10:56pm Eastern)

Small town, big collection of Civil War literature Ocala.com, FL (May 1, 2006) In all likelihood, what they're not going to tell you is that tiny little Webster also has one of the biggest collections of Civil War literature to be found ...

U.S. must pay $4 million for taking Gettysburg tower Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, PA (May 1, 2006) After years of legal wrangling, a federal judge has ordered the National Park Service to pay $4 million to the owners of an observation tower that once stood near Gettysburg National Military Park.

Battlefield parking to be limited this summer Gettysburg Times, PA (May 1, 2006) Summer parking at Gettysburg National Military Park’s welcome center, Park Service officials say, will be limited.

 

April 30, 2006 (Updated at 1:13pm Eastern)

Authenticity reigns at Civil War Days Fort Wayne Journal Gazette, IN (April 30, 2006) Vickie Verstraete has been participating in Civil War re-enactments since she was a little girl. Now a mother ...

Organized hunts for Civil War relics raise dust between ... San Francisco Chronicle, CA (April 30, 2006) "You pull a Minie ball out of the ground, and the first thing that strikes you: The last hands that touched this were the hands of a Civil War soldier," dig ...

Confederate song at Highlands School upsets some black parents Ledger-Enquirer, GA (April 26, 2006) Singing a popular marching song of the Confederacy during a Civil War history lesson angered some parents of black students at The Highlands School in Mountain Brook.

Confederate banner flies over Lake Worth Palm Beach Post, FL (April 27, 2006) One of the most divisive symbols of the country's racist past — the Confederate flag — flew over Lake Worth City Hall on Wednesday without raising a peep of protest.

 

April 29, 2006 (Updated at 11:42am Eastern)

Yonkers rites to honor Civil War hero The Journal News.com, NY (April 29, 2006) ... Heermance, born in Kinderhook, NY, eventually settled in Yonkers and served on the committee that erected the city's Civil War monument on the lawn of Philipse ...

Norton Historical Society to present Civil War information, Clara ... Mansfield News, MA (April 28, 2006) Local links to the Civil War and how to research ancestry will be presented by representatives of historical organizations such as the Attleboro ...

Historian offers soldier's eye view of Civil War service Journal Inquirer, CT (April 28, 2006) ... mismatched uniforms. That is the experience of troops marching toward you in the Civil War, according historian Michael A. McBride. On ...

Civil War encampment set for next month Amesbury News, MA (April 28, 2006) Civil War history comes alive for the second consecutive year when the Bartlett Museum sponsors its "Raise The Arm! ...

You are there: Past is vivid at Civil War Days Fort Wayne News Sentinel, IN (April 28, 2006) With the 30th Indiana Civil War Re-enactors at the ready, spectators at this weekend’s Civil War Days in Shoaff Park can experience firsthand what conditions ...

KKK plans rally at Antietam Civil War site USA Today (April 27, 2006) A Ku Klux Klan group will rally on the Civil War battlefield where a Northern victory led President Abraham Lincoln to issue the Emancipation Proclamation. ...

Civil war reenactors aim to educate, entertain Siskiyou Daily News, CA (April 27, 2006) To this day, the issues that ignited the Civil War are still controversial. To Joe Allison, and other amateur historians and reenactors ...

JoLane holds Civil War demonstration The News-Review, OR (April 27, 2006) Joseph Lane Middle School will host a Civil War re-enactment from 8 am to 2:15 pm Friday at the lower football field, 2153 NE Vine St., Roseburg. ...

Civil War soldiers to be honored Saturday Orange Leader, TX (April 27, 2006) Confederate and federal veterans and a historical marker commemorating Orange County’s part in the Civil War will be recognized during a special ...

Events planned at Civil War battlefield Kansas City Star, MO (April 27, 2006) Civil War enthusiasts will dedicate a reproduction of a cannon Saturday in the Byram's Ford battlefield area in Kansas City. A free ...

Pea Ridge Re-enactment Teaches Kids About Civil War. KHQA-TV, IL (April 27, 2006) ... for area kids. On Thursday about 400 kids toured the battle field and learned about the history of the Civil War. Students got to ...

Found? Civil War guns were never lost, C. PETER JERGENSEN ... Concord Monitor, NH (April 26, 2006) our April 20 story about the four bronze Napoleon Civil War cannon being "discovered" at the National Guard Armory needs a couple of points clarified. ...

Team conducts ‘autopsy’ on Civil War sub MSNBC (April 25, 2006) A team of scientists from Tennessee, including experts from the Oak Ridge National Laboratory, are looking at the mystery of the sinking of ...

Fifth-graders re-enacting Civil War for community Appleton Post Crescent, WI (April 25, 2006) Can you tell us how the fifth-grade Civil War re-enactment began in Appleton? Ten years ago, Jim Klimaszewski, an instructional ...

New DVD shows Marblehead's ties to Civil War Salem News, MA (April 25, 2006) They stared back at her from portraits of young men from Marblehead and surrounding towns fighting with the Union Army in the Civil War. ...

List of Civil War dead found RU Daily Targum, NJ (April 25, 2006) Robert Belvin probably didn't expect to find a list of Civil War dead in the newspaper one recent morning. ...

 

April 24, 2006 (Updated 8:14pm Eastern)

Rare glance at G-burg history York Daily Record, PA (April 24, 2006) In the 1980s, Gabor Boritt mounted a horse to get an officer's view of the Gettysburg battlefield.

Civil War Days Re-enactors hold camp of instruction at Sandy Ford MyWebTimes.com, IL (April 24, 2006) The Sandy Ford Sportsman's Club grounds were awash in blue and gray this past weekend as it played host to a two-day Civil War re-enactment. ...

Civil War hobbyists rough it NorthJersey.com, NJ (April 24, 2006) ... with a black belt, and black boots that did a poor job of keeping the cold rain out, Padron and a Clifton-based group of Civil War reenactors representing the ...

Archaeologist to scour battlefield for Civil War clues KCTV, MO, (April 24, 2006) Nearly 150 years after the Battle of Black Jack, the entire story about what happened in southern Douglas County between pro- and anti-slavery forces may still be untold.

Let the Public Have a Say in This Fort's Fate  Washington Post, DC (April 24, 2006) Fort Monroe, Tidewater Virginia's answer to San Francisco's Presidio, should be treated as a national treasure. Instead, the 200-year-old military installation, located beside the bridge-tunnel from Hampton to Norfolk, seems likely to become a developer's dream. Under base realignment plans, the fort is slated for closure in 2011.

 

April 23, 2006 (Updated 2:22pm Eastern)

Column: Embracing the Confederate flag is endorsing racism (April 22, 2006) The rest of us will let the sons and daughters of the Confederacy honor their history privately without complaint - if they'll stop trying to win public sanction for their flawed notion of a "Confederate heritage."

Civil War group battles over legacy Fort Worth Star Telegram, TX (April 23, 2006) ... antebellum wing of God's heavenly mansion and join the spirits of Confederate leaders whose sober, bearded faces peer from the pages of Civil War history books ...

Civil War Trauma Led to Combination Of Nervous and Physical ... Psychiatric News, CA (April 23, 2006) The health sequelae of war are nothing new. Civil War soldiers were more likely to be diagnosed with an illness if more of their comrades died. ...

Civil War soldier is honored Bennington Banner, VT (April 22, 2006) It's time for the commander of the Vermont Brigade to stop being the "other Grant" of the Civil War. Lewis Addison Grant, born in Winhall on Jan. ...

Civil War vet honored 90 years late ABC7-TV Chicago, IL (April 22, 2006) Private Leonard Syler finally got the military funeral he deserved Friday. He was a veteran of the Union army in the Civil War. ...

CIVIL WAR EVENTS SET AT LIBRARY Tyler Morning Telegraph, TX (April 22, 2006) The Tyler Public Library plans to highlight living history this weekend by hosting special re-enactments of "Life during the Civil War.". ...

Civil War Calendar The Free Lance-Star, VA (April 22, 2006) In "The Path of Honor: From Stratford to Lexington-The Robert E. Lee Educational Series," Civil War scholars take participants on the journey of Robert E. Lee ...

Local Civil War historian an army of one Scranton Times-Tribune, PA (April 22, 2006) It debuts today at noon at the Pennsylvania Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War’s 140th Appomattox Day luncheon at the Radisson at Lackawanna Station ...

 

April 21, 2006 (Updated 1:26pm Eastern)

Battlefield Tours Free-Lance Star, VA (April 21, 2006) Beginning at Graffiti House, 19484 Brandy Road at Brandy Station in Culpeper. Stops include Beverly’s Ford and St. James Church, Kelly’s Ford and Stevensburg, Fleetwood Hill and Buford Knoll, and Yew Ridge. Benefit Brandy Station Foundation’s preservation efforts.

15th annual Revolutionary War Re-enactment Richmond Times-Dispatch (April 21, 2006) more than 200 re-enactors in 18th-century drills, training exercises and battle demos, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday at Historic Battersea Plantation, Battersea Lane and Upper Appomattox Street, Petersburg. Free. 733-2400 or (800) 368-3595.

Jeopardy!’s Alex Trebek Stars in PSA to Raise Funds for New Gettysburg Museum and Visitor Center Gettysburg National Battlefield Museum Foundation (April 21, 2006) A public service announcement featuring Jeopardy! host Alex Trebek will raise awareness of the nationwide fundraising campaign to build a new Museum and Visitor Center at Gettysburg National Military Park, and to return portions of the famous battlefield to their 1863 appearance.

LIBRARY REVISITS HISTORY IN 'CIVIL WAR' WEEKEND Tyler Morning Telegraph, TX (April 21, 2006) The Tyler Public Library plans to make history come alive as it opens its doors Saturday and Sunday to "Life during the Civil War.". ...

Colonel who died in local Civil War battle honored Blue Springs Examiner, MO (April 21, 2006) By The Examiner staff. For more than 140 years, two Confederate commanders have been buried next to each other at Woodland Cemetery in Independence. Both Gen. ...

Re-Enacting Civil War Battles Provides Sense of Recreation and ... The Ledger, FL (April 21, 2006) The drastic and voluntary withdrawal from the comforts of 21st-century life is part of the appeal of Civil War re-enacting, a leisure pursuit combining ...

Donate to monument at Civil War festival Peoria Journal Star, IL (April 21, 2006) The names engraved into the soft marble of the giant Civil War monument standing in Washington Park are barely legible. ...

Jim Roberts to speak at Civil War meeting next Monday night News-Reporter, GA (April 21, 2006) Jim Roberts, president of the Civil War Round Table of Washington and local attorney, will be speaking on John Singleton Mosby, the Confederate raider known as ..

Community Chorus re-enacting Civil War music The Register-Mail, IL (April 21, 2006) The Galesburg Community Chorus will perform some of the rousing music of the Civil War during a concert at 3 pm Sunday at First Presbyterian Church ...

Gettysburg Action Coalition 'We are not a bunch of rabble-rousers' Gettysburg Times, PA (April 21, 2006) The Gettysburg Action Coalition wants to make it clear that they plan to deliver their message in a peaceful and proper manner.

Developer rescues another local battlefield Free-Lance Star, VA (April 21, 2006) LOCAL FOLKS KNOW, and newcomers soon discover, that the Civil War is still being fought in and around Fredericksburg. Debates rage over displays of the Confederate battle flag, over commanders' battle strategies, and over whether the conflagration's main cause was slavery or the broader issue of states' rights. The war lingers here because it is ingrained in the area's heritage

New exhibits are taking shape Fayetteville Observer, NC (April 21, 2006) A $423,000 federal grant and $105,900 in local money will transform the house and three surrounding acres into a transportation museum emphasizing civilian life in the neighborhood of the rural landscape where rebels and Yankees fought March 16, 1865.

The other shot heard April 19 Tewksbury Advocate, MA (April 21, 2006) On April 19, 1861, four members of the Massachusetts Sixth Regiment died in Baltimore, the first casualties of the Civil War. Baltimore secessionists attacked the soldiers as they passed through the city on their way to Washington to defend the capital.

Kids celebrate Farragut's Fleet Day at museum DCMilitary.com (April 20, 2006) Children from schools as far away as Ohio created their own Medals of Honor, tattoos and published newspapers in celebration of Farragut's Fleet Day at the Washington Navy Yard's Navy Museum, April 13.

Mrs. Lincoln, Robert E. Lee Are Portrayed Wheeling News-Register, WV (April 21, 2006) Two major participants in the Civil War brought their memories to West Virginia Independence Hall Wednesday as part of the annual Blue/Gray observance.

 

April 20, 2006 (Updated 7:06pm Eastern)

Events Bring Civil War Back to Fairfax Fairfax Connection - VA (April 20, 2006) Civil War Weekend returns to Fairfax with authentic demonstrations, new restorations to the Blenheim Estate. By Lauren Glendenning. ...

Leaner and meaner under a new leader, the Sons of Confederate Veterans heads into more and more radical territory.
Southern Poverty Law Center, AL (April 20, 2006) The Rev. Eric Dean, an American Southerner living in Europe, had been hearing the rumors for months. Finally, he decided to pay a visit to a former high-ranking leader of the Sons of Confederate Veterans (SCV), the Southern heritage group of which Dean had long been a proud member. Was it true, Dean asked last November, that the SCV was being taken over by racial extremists? Were the decent colleagues Dean remembered really being swamped by white supremacists?

Confederate Soldiers Finally Get Proper Markers Daily News-Record, VA (April 20, 2006) In October 1862, a young Confederate soldier named Elias Powell was killed by federal scouts and laid to rest in a family cemetery in what is now Shenandoah National Park, according to Elkton historian Casey Billhimer.

Hot News for 'Cold Mountain' Fans Entertainment Weekly (April 20, 2006) In an EW.com exclusive, Random House announces the publication date for ''Thirteen Moons,'' Charles Frazier's follow-up to the international best-seller ''Cold Mountain''

Judge to consider motions in SS Republic lawsuit The Sun News, SC (April 20, 2006) A lawsuit stemming from the discovery of the steamer SS Republic and its trove of $75 million in gold coins claims Odyssey Marine Exploration found it using information a South Carolina shipwreck hunter provided.

Gov. Blagojevich appoints members of Bicentennial Commission to plan for Abraham Lincoln’s 200th birthday Illonois Government News Network, IL (April 20, 2006) As the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum celebrates its first anniversary, Governor Rod R. Blagojevich today announced the members of the Illinois Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission.

Re-enactment puts Kennesaw fight back on site Atlanta Journal-Constitution, GA (April 20, 2006) The city of Kennesaw played several important roles during the war. Known as Big Shanty at the time, the town hosted Confederate Camp McDonald, a training facility for soldiers; was the starting point of the Great Locomotive Chase; and later, served as headquarters for Union Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman during the Battle of Kennesaw Mountain.

Preservationists, developer reach compromise over wreck site KTBS-TV, LA (April 20, 2006) What could have been a battle between preservationists and developers has ended in a compromise.  The issue involves the wreckage of a Civil War-era steamboat that sank in the Red River south of Shreveport.

RAILSPLITTER: Historic railroad station opens Friday for 'History Meets the Arts' festival Gettysburg Times, PA (April 20, 2006) The newly refurbished Gettysburg Railroad Station - renowned for being the very depot President Abraham Lincoln visited during his 1863 stay in Gettysburg - opens to the public for the first time Friday for the annual History Meets the Arts festival.

Enough already. Was the civil war that important? Sydney Morning Herald, Australia (April 20, 2006) She has taken two of America's sacred cows, the kids' book and the American Civil War, and combined them in her book March. The Yanks love it. ...

Civil War campaign to be subject of meeting this evening Shreveport Times, LA (April 20, 2006) The Red River Campaign of 1864, planned by President Abraham Lincoln to capture Shreveport and force Texas out of the Civil War, will be the topic of ...

Civil War Memories Wheeling Intelligencer, WV (April 20, 2006) Two major participants in the Civil War brought their memories to West Virginia Independence Hall Wednesday as part of the annual Blue/Gray ...

SVSU to host Civil War reenactment on Saturday Midland Daily News, MI (April 20, 2006) Students in the History Club at Saginaw Valley State University will start finals week with a bang -- literally -- as they host a Civil War reenactment Saturday ...

Civil War historian takes new look at downfall of Dixie Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, WI (April 19, 2006) David Eicher splits his time between the stars and the Stars and Bars. The editor of Astronomy Magazine in Waukesha, Eicher has written 16 books, eight on astronomy and eight on the Civil War. His one-volume war history "The Longest Night" was ...

Civil War exhibit opens at Heritage Museum Winchester Sun, VA (April 19, 2006) A formal opening of the Blue Grass Heritage Museum's Civil War exhibit will be held at 7 p.m. today at the museum for members and guests. David Chaltas, a Letcher County educator and Civil war re-enactor, will portray Robert E. Lee during a special presentation at the museum at 7 p.m. Monday.

 

April 19, 2006 (Updated 10:36am)

Group wants construction stopped at dig site The Evening Sun, PA (April 19, 2006) A group of Gettysburg residents went to the Borough Council on Monday hoping to stop construction at an abandoned archaeological dig site that was key to Civil War-era black culture.

Harford County weighs purchase of Booth home Baltimore Sun, MD (April 19, 2006) Harford County officials are looking into buying the spruced-up childhood home of Abraham Lincoln's assassin and turning it into a theater museum. But owning a piece of history won't be cheap.

Long-Serving Ferry Has Local, International Appeal The Ledger, FL (April 19, 2006) Florida residents have been traversing the St. Johns here since 1856, when the ferry service was founded as a military operation for federal soldiers at the nearby Fort Gates during the Third Seminole War. The Confederate Army appropriated the vessel -- then powered by humans -- during the Civil War.

Battle of Whitehall re-enactment set for Seven Springs festival Goldsboro News-Argus, NC (April 19, 2006) A re-enactment of the Civil War Battle of Whitehall will be held June 10 when the town of Seven Springs celebrates its Old Timey Days festival.

History for sale Historic Decatur items to be auctioned The Decatur Daily, TN (April 19, 2006) Are you looking for a piece of Decatur's history? What about a Civil War letter or an old movie poster from the Princess Theater?

Civil War Brothers Rescued From Obscurity Rocktown Weekly, VA (April 19, 2006) In October 1862, a young Confederate soldier named Elias Powell was killed by federal scouts and laid ...

Arizona Civil War Book Signing KPHO-TV, AZ (April 18, 2006)  Arizona Civil War Book Signing Andy Masich Saturday, April 22 1pm 1st. and Jackson St.

Civil War-style encampment planned for Utica The Clarion-Ledger, NY (April 18, 2006) A Civil War enthusiast has organized an artillery encampment to raise awareness about Utica's historic moment in the Vicksburg Campaign. "There is a lot of history here. Raymond's destiny was decided here," said Burt Strickland.

 

April 18, 2006 (Updated at 10:43am Eastern)

Civil War Novel Earns Pulitzer Hartford Courant, CT (April 18, 2006)  The Civil War era has inspired much historical fiction - even conservative politician Newt Gingrich threw his hat into that ring in 2003 with the novel ...

BARNES & NOBLE AND BALTIMORE CIVIL WAR MUSEUM TO HOST H. CASSER ... PR Leap, CA (April 18, 2006) Barnes & Noble Booksellers Power Plant and the Baltimore Civil War Museum, in an unusual joint venture, will host an all day event featuring H. Casser-Jayne ...

DOORS CO-FOUNDER RAY MANZAREK TELLS CIVIL WAR GHOST STORY IN NIGHT SHADE BOOKS' "SNAKE MOON"  Comic Book Resources (April 17, 2006) The year is 1863. Deep in the backwoods of Coker County, TN, farmer Boone Dillard and his family live in ritualistic harmony with the earth and its seasons, content to eke out a living from the land, unaware even of the Civil War that engulfs the nation around them... that is, until Boone is seduced by a mysterious traveling peddler’s dulcet promises of fame, fortune and glory.

Special painting presented to family of Col. Jacob M. Sheads Gettysburg Times, PA (April 18, 2006) The future of a desolate Gettysburg property along the third block of South Washington Street ó commonly referred to as the Diggs-Monroe site ó was a stirring topic Monday afternoon during a special session of Borough Council.

 

April 17, 2006 (Updated at 7:56pm Eastern)

Gettysburg address for casino splits town famed for civil war Independent, UK (April 17, 2006) ... of Gettysburg will always be known as the site of one of the most famous and bloody battles in US military history - a turning point in the Civil War and the ...

Chamber divided on casino position York Daily Record, PA (April 17, 2006) Gettysburg Adams Chamber of Commerce members had mixed reactions to last week's decision by the chamber's board of directors to support a casino near Gettysburg.

Historical Society to present program on the Civil War Tribune Chronicle, OH (April 17, 2006) The Mineral Ridge Historical Society will host a program on the CIVIL WAR at 7 pm Tuesday at Seaborn Elementary School’s library, 3800 Niles Carver Road. ...

Newport News USS Monitor center nearly complete Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, PA (April 17, 2006) Construction of the USS Monitor Center at The Mariners' Museum is nearly 90 percent complete, and the center is on track to open in March of 2007.

Cranberry one of six stops in Pa. for Lincoln exhibit Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, PA (April 16, 2006) Pat DiFiore learned how popular programs about the Civil War could be when she scheduled a talk by a soldier re-enactor in the 50-seat meeting room of the Cranberry Public Library.

He lived to tell dad's war stories The News-Press, FL (April 16, 2006) They stood amid Confederate flags and timeworn gravestones, many in Civil War-era attire, all gathered on a sunny Saturday morning to remember the son of a Confederate soldier.

Unearthed War Relics See Battle Again Washington Post, DC (April 16, 2006) The proud new owner of the Confederate belt plate embossed with an eagle held out his treasure on his dirt-caked palm.

Museum to mark anniversary The State Journal-Register, IL (April 16, 2006) Last April, shortly after the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum opened, its lead historian, Tom Schwartz, said he was "painfully aware" that parts of Lincoln's life were left out.

Forgotten arsenal gets a new shot at vitality The Charlotte Observer (April 16, 2006) People strolling along a riverside trail stop and marvel: Across the Kennebec River is a granite wall whose crisp, straight lines stretch for 1,000 feet. Even longtime residents of Maine's capital city never knew it was there.

History buffs visit Headquarters House for Battle of Fayetteville event Northwest Arkansas Times (April 16, 2006) Suited in Confederate soldier attire, C. W. Webb stood behind a table blanketed in historic Civil War memorabilia.

Baldwin residents think 150th birthday is worth celebrating The Star-Gazette, NY (April 16, 2006) Drive east from Elmira on Jerusalem Hill Road and you will soon find yourself in the little town of Baldwin.

Clash over casino is gathering at Gettysburg USA Today (April 14, 2006) Site of the bloody clash in July 1863 that defined the Civil War and of President Lincoln's legendary address later that year, Gettysburg and its environs may soon earn another kind of renown.

 

April 16, 2006 (Updated April 16, 2006 10:05pm)

Doctorow brings Civil War home in terrific ‘The March’ Toledo Blade, OH (April 16, 2006) If you love reading the usual panoramic, Hollywood-epic-style novels of the Civil War, expect to be taken aback at first by EL Doctorow’s The March. ...

New Civil War book offers 'what if' scenarios Staunton News Leader, VA (April 15, 2006) Any armchair general who has studied the Civil War for any length of time has asked themselves these probing questions. "Revisioning ...

Civil War Calendar The Free Lance-Star, VA (April 15, 2006)  In "The Path of Honor: From Stratford to Lexington-The Robert E. Lee Educational Series," Civil War scholars take participants on the journey of Robert E. Lee ...

Curtiss Museum hosts Civil War theme event Elmira Star-Gazette, NY (April 15, 2006) A Steuben County Girl Scout's special project will provide a special treat for Civil War buffs today. The activities take place ...

Veteran actor to enact Civil War narrative Danbury News Times, CT (April 15, 2006) ... narrative relies largely on John Brown’s own words, in which Mr. Marshall portrays the legendary abolitionist and 30 other Civil War period characters. ...

Civil War love story being filmed at Gardner-Webb The Shelby Star, NC (April 15, 2006) Gardner-Webb University students are in the process of filming “The Atonement,” a movie involving a love triangle during the Civil War.

Fort Sumter: How War Begins AmericanHeritage.com (April 13, 2006) When the firing ceased in the Battle of Fort Sumter, 145 years ago today, not a man on either side had been killed. But the actions between Maj. Robert Anderson’s troops and South Carolina—and between their national governments—unleashed the heaviest effusion of blood in American history.

 

April 13, 2006 (updated at 10:18pm Eastern)

Civil War buff spreads his knowledge on foot Daily Press, VA (April 13, 2006) Historian O. Kermit Hobbs revealed some of Suffolk's Civil War secrets on a recent tour. SUFFOLK -- Residents and visitors alike ...

A Brush with history: Carbondale's founding father, the Civil War The Southern, IL (April 13, 2006) ... sentence. Brush at that time was about to put his civilian life on hold and join the Union Army at the beginning of the Civil War. ...

Bill Wangemann: Civil War veterans came home with stories of ... Sheboygan Press, WI  (April 13, 2006) During the four terrible years the tragedy of the Civil War raged, thousands of young men from Wisconsin were either drafted or volunteered for duty in the ...

Civil War comes to life Rochester Democrat and Chronicle, NY (April 13, 2006) Layer by layer on Wednesday, Civil War re-enactor Elizabeth Davis placed a traditional Victorian dress on Crystal as fellow re-enactor Laurie Martin explained ...

County's role in Civil War subject of special program Pioneer Press Online, IL (April 13, 2006) ... into the US Army. The Civil-War era minutes offer an interesting insight into how that first-ever draft was going. "It was the first ...

Civil War Encampment, Artillery School Slated At Fort Ontario Oswego Daily News, NY (April 11, 2006) A special weekend focusing on artillery of the Civil War era will be held at Fort Ontario State Historic Site in Oswego on April 22.

 

April 12, 2006 (updated at 9:14am Eastern)

A sad ending for film trilogy Herald-Mail.com, MD (April 11, 2006) It seemed like a good deal at the time, loaning $300,000 to a film-maker who wanted to do the third leg of his Civil War trilogy here...

Portion of Famed Painting of Antietam Battle Surfaces The New York Sun, NY (April 11, 2006) After the Civil War, a former lieutenant of the Union Army, artist James Hope, took up painting scenes from his notebook of sketches of the war that pitted brother against brother.

Descendants of two Civil War veterans meet Florence Morning News, SC (April 12, 2006) The tattered remains of the Pee Dee Rifles flag flew again in spirit Tuesday when the descendants of two Civil War veterans met for the first time ...

Woman finds man related to soldier who helped her injured grandfather  The State, SC (April 12, 2006) Sara Napier Allen and Marion Gunter Langston stood side by side looking at a shredded blue battle flag.

Let Civil War relic rise again Corvallis Gazette Times, OR (April 12, 2006) The gold coins were rural legend (Civil War-era soldiers typically didn’t have gold coins to throw away for posterity), but they did find gold of sorts: a ...

Union monument - will it reunite Lawrence County?  The Decatur Daily, MN (April 11, 2006) Citing a need to unite Lawrence County, a North Courtland woman received the County Commission's permission to erect a monument dedicated to Civil War Union soldiers.

Teacher On Paid Leave For Bringing Prop Gun To School NBC30-TV, CT (April 11, 2006) A teacher who brought a gun to school as a prop to teach students a lesson on the Civil War is on paid leave Monday. School officials at Killingly High said the weapon was not loaded, and the gun was "gutted," so it could not be fired. Parents, however, said the school should enforce a zero-tolerance policy and discipline the teacher.

 

April 11, 2006 (updated at 12:32pm Eastern)

No leads yet in battlefield vandalism spree Gettysburg Times, PA (April 11, 2006) Despite the efforts of several individuals and organizations o Friends of the National Parks at Gettysburg, the Licensed Battlefield Guides, David and Jennifer LeVan and Adams County Crime Stoppers o who have ...

Gettysburg campaign featured on WITF Web site The Evening Sun, PA (April 11, 2006) WITF's Web site, ExplorePAhistory.com, announced this week the addition of new content aimed at heritage tourists, history lovers, teachers and students with The Gettysburg Campaign.

Wolf Seeks To Create Hallowed Ground Heritage Area Leesburg2day.com (April 11, 2006) U.S. Rep. Frank Wolf (R-VA-10) announced today at Oatlands that he is proposing the creation of a Journey Through Hallowed Ground National Heritage Area that will include the Rt. 15 corridor in Loudoun County.

Signed copy of the Emancipation Proclamation on loan to Penn State for a year  Live.PSU.edu, PA (April 11, 2006) For the next year, Penn State University will make available to scholars and students a rare copy of a signed war-time printing of Abraham Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation.

4,000 women served in Civil War Dowagiac Daily News, MI (April 11, 2006) Whether they dressed up like men, fought alongside husbands or boyfriends or spied for one side or the other, 4,000 women served in the Civil War, according to ...

Civil War rationale oversimplified Arizona Republic, AZ (April 11, 2006) The Civil War was about a lot more than slavery. If the North had not prevented the South from trading its produce directly with ...

This Civil War hero ... was a horse Christian Science Monitor, MA (April 11, 2006) ... she died. Fly and Barrett were both veterans of the Civil War. They served ... and tell. Many horses served in the Civil War. Several cavalry ...

Vandals rampage through historic cemetery  Newsday, NY (April 11, 2006) Vandals rampaged through a cemetery where famed Underground Railroad leader Harriet Tubman is buried, knocking over dozens of gravestones and causing at least $15,000 in damage.

 

April 10, 2006 (updated at 11:15am Eastern)

FUNDING SHORTFALL Park Service struggles as national budget cuts grow Gettysburg Times, PA (April 10, 2006) Volunteers at Gettysburg National Military Park, says Superintendent John Latschar, are crucial to the survival of the National Park Service. Volunteers are so crucial, Gettysburg currently relies on about 3,400 of them.

Chamber board supports casino Gettysburg Times, PA (April 10, 2006) The Gettysburg Adams Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors formally announced on Friday that it supports the proposed Crossroads Gaming Resort and Spa.

Monument in Tennessee honors Kentucky Civil War dead Kentucky.com, KY (April 10, 2006) Five Kentuckians are buried next to the nation's oldest intact Civil War monument, a 143-year-old Yankee memorial at the Stones River battle site. ...

Find Civil War sites to visit online Ventura County Star, CA (April 10, 2006) The US is rife with historical sites and museums, and many in the East and Midwest venerate the battles of America's Civil War. ...

At War Event, Discourse Is Civil Harrisonburg Daily News Record, VA (April 10, 2006) As of April 27, I’ll be 184 years old," said Keyser, 60, jokingly referring to the birthday of Grant, the conquering Union general of the Civil War who later ...

Judge among Civil War speakers Tuesday Shreveport Times, LA (April 10, 2006) A federal judge will be among speakers at Tuesday's meeting of the North Louisiana Civil War Round Table. Maury Hicks, who long ...

Civil War re-enactment fades in civil rights town Belleville News-Democrat, MN (April 10, 2006) James Hammonds looked stoic as he surveyed Selma's Civil War battlefield, but he could not resist a sigh: The trenches' gray planks had buckled, leaving gaps in the city's defenses.

 

April 9, 2006 (Updated at 3:18pm Eastern)

Lincoln statue losing its place on square The Evening Sun, PA (April 9, 2006) A statue of Abraham Lincoln and a 20th century tourist some locals insist looks like sweatered crooner Perry Como will be moved from its long-time home on Gettysburg square.

2nd casino hearing draws 32 speakers York Daily Record, PA (April 9, 2006) The sniping continued over a proposed slots parlor near Gettysburg at the second hearing on the plan before state gaming regulators.

Amid Changing Times, Selma Has Lost a Civil War Battle Los Angeles Times, CA (April 9, 2006) James Hammonds looked stoic as he surveyed Selma's Civil War battlefield, but he could not resist a sigh ...

Re-enactors fight war, wind Bloomington Pantagraph,  IL (April 9, 2006) In the dead heat of summer, Civil War re-enactors sometimes spend three or four days at a time camping — and sweating — in their wool ...

Civil War vet honored with new marker Salem Statesman Journal, OR (April 9, 2006) When his nation descended into civil war, he played a part in preserving the Union as a private in Company E of the 6th Wisconsin Infantry. ...

Civil War passion goes beyond family Boston Globe, MA (April 9, 2006) When Framingham's Stuart Chambers went looking for his great-grandfather, who served in the Civil War, he never suspected how long his search would last. ...

Historian: Disease was Civil War's main killer Pittsburg Morning Sun, KS (April 9, 2006) Of the thousands who died during the Civil War, only about one-third were actually killed in battle or died of wounds. ...

'Much Ado' to get a Civil War look Deseret News, UT (April 9, 2006) A Shakespearean comedy set during the Civil War leads off this week's new stage productions on five Utah campuses. Rebecca Johnson ...

Actors depict struggles of family living in Civil War era Durham Herald Sun, NC (April 9, 2006) Fortunately for all, the scenes were just re-enactments of the Civil War years, in which the house was occupied by a rich family, driven west by encroaching ...



April 8, 2006 (updated at 11:05am Eastern)

Local Civil War events Washington Times, DC (April 8, 2006) The Northern Virginia Relic Hunters Association presents the 34th annual American Civil War Show, featuring more than 350 tables of memorabilia, relics, books, paper goods, photos, art and antique weapons.....

Jackson's most trusted sidekick Washington Times, DC (April 8, 2006) Other than Gen. Robert E. Lee's horse, Traveller, the most recognizable military horse's name in American history is that of Jackson's trusty steed.

Battle rages over Gettysburg casino plan Pennlive.com (April 8, 206) Dick Crozier's great-grandfather, William J. Crozier, was a private in the Union Army at Gettysburg.

Casino foes line up Second of three hearings dominated by opponents of Gettysburg slots Gettysburg Times, PA (April 8, 2006) Three members of the state's seven-member Gaming Control Board Day listened Friday to testimony from Adams County residents and several labor union leaders on the perceived merits of a slot machine casino ...

Chamber board supports casino Gettysburg Times, PA (April 8, 2006) The Gettysburg Adams Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors formally announced on Friday that it supports the proposed Crossroads Gaming Resort and Spa.

Progeny thank black Civil War troops for rights Patriot-News, PA (April 8, 2006) Three of his ancestors -- two great-grandfathers and a great-uncle -- fought in the United States Colored Troops during the Civil War. ...

A flag flown by enemies of U.S. Arizona Republic, AZ (April 8, 2006) On April 12, 1861, a fort within the United States and manned by the U.S. Army was fired on and forcefully taken by a well-organized group of seditionists.

Civil War Calendar for April 8 The Free Lance-Star, VA (April 8, 2006) In "The Path of Honor: From Stratford to Lexington--The Robert E. Lee Educational Series," Civil War scholars take participants on the journey of Robert E. Lee ...

Finding Minnesota: A Civil War Squabble WCCO-TV, MN (April 8, 2006) When our country's Civil War began in 1861, the relatively new state of Minnesota was the first to offer troops to the Union effort. ...

Civil War author looks for local stories Walton Tribune, GA (April 8, 2006) Civil War historian, artist, musician and writer Mark Dunkelman, of Providence, RI, studies the Civil War through the experiences of a ...

 

April 7, 2006 (updated at 4:55pm Eastern)

Vandalized monuments might take a year to repair EveningSun.com (April 6, 2006) National Park Service officials have located a copy of a sculpture that was among three Gettysburg monuments vandalized in February.

Boro gets short end of compensation stick in providing police protection for others Gettysburg Times, PA (April 6, 2006) When the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (GCB) returns to Gettysburg next month to hold its second public hearing at Gettysburg College, the GCB expects the borough to provide police enforcement.

Turnout dwindled at casino hearing York Daily Record, PA (April 6, 2006) Several parking spaces sat empty near the Gettysburg College Union Building on Wednesday morning.

Confederate Heritage Parade Richmond Times-Dispatch (April 7, 2006)  (Saturday April 8th) with re-enactors, marching, horse cavalry, artillery units, bands and more, beginning at 2 p.m. at DMV Drive and Broad Street, ending at Hollywood Cemetery for brief program including bagpipes and musket and cannon firing. Free. 730-2757.

Civil War memorial, tombstones toppled in Fitchburg Boston Globe, MA (April 7, 2006) A limestone memorial to Civil War dead from Company A, 53d Regiment, Massachusetts Volunteer Militia, lies on its side atop Laurel Hill Cemetery ...

Mary Penner: Civil War series continued - Pension files can unlock ... Albuquerque Tribune, NM (April 7, 2006) The result? A Civil War pension file packed with family history clues. Most of the millions of soldiers and sailors in the four-year ...

Marketing the Civil War Chambersburg Public Opinion, PA (April 7, 2006) Gov. Ed Rendell last week announced a $750,000 grant to pay for signs marking "Pennsylvania Civil War Trails: Prelude to Gettysburg" in six counties, including ...

How the Battle of Antietam Changed the Civil War and History Bloomberg, NY (Apr 5, 2006) In a five-night series opening Sunday night, the History Channel focuses on 10 events that ...

 

April 6, 2006

Vandals topple historic Civil War graves WHDH-TV, MA (April 6, 2006) Vandals toppled more than 90 headstones in an historic Civil War cemetery causing thousands of dollars in damage. The ...

Hearings begin Gaming Board hears contrasting views on effects of a casino near Gettysburg Gettysburg Times, PA (April 6, 2006) Three hundred citizens gathered in the Gettysburg College Student Union ballroom Wednesday to express their joy or displeasure at the idea of a casino near Gettysburg.

Gettysburg casino factions spin views for gaming panel Patriot-News, PA (April 6, 2006) A plan to build a casino on the outskirts of historic Gettysburg has divided Adams County, and that division was brought into sharper focus yesterday.

Civil War encampment planned for Saturday Herald Times Reporter, WI (April 6, 2006) The Manitowoc County Historical Society and the Manitowoc County Civil War Round Table will present Show-Me Saturdays: School of the Civil War ...

Civil War Day set in Hillsborough Durham Herald Sun, NC (April 6, 2006) Historic Hillsborough will relive its Civil War past Saturday with a day-long series of living history programs, guided walking tours and a ...

Civil War History Comes to Life WVLT-TV, TN (April 6, 2006) Divided loyalties during the Civil War put Knoxville in the middle of many battles. WVLT Volunteer TV's Gordon ...

 

April 5, 2006

Gettysburg's future, history invoked in battle over casino Patriot-News, PA (April 5, 2006) The developer of a casino proposed near the fields of the Civil War's biggest battle pledged Wednesday not to trade on the area's history, even as critics told state regulators that gambling would insult the tens of thousands killed and injured there.

CASINO CONFLICT Opponents trade attacks on each other's credibility Gettysburg Times, PA (April 5, 2006) In the latest volley between those who hope to protect the Gettysburg Battlefield and those who hope to profit from a proposed casino near it, the Civil War Preservation Trust (CWPT) issued its own economic benefit report Tuesday.

Visions of a Civil War battlefield Washington Times, DC (April 5, 2006) "Fields of Freedom," shot on a 500-acre farm in Hagerstown, Md., with young, little-known actors in authentic Civil War uniforms, debuts tonight at a reception ...

Civil War food prep demonstrated Connellsville Daily Courier, PA (April 5, 2006) Vinegar pie, hard tack candy, salt pork roast or a dry tasteless cracker-type wafer are all types of food that were common during the Civil War period

Museum Hosts Civil War Cook-Off Southern Pines Pilot, NC (April 5, 2006) To highlight tantalizing aspects of this exhibit, the museum will host the “Civil War Cook-Off” on Sunday, April 9, from 1:15 to 5 pm as five Civil War ...

State Archives Project to Preserve Civil War Court Records digitalBURG.com, MO (April 5, 2006) The funds will enable the Archives to preserve and provide access to more than 11,000 cases related to the Civil War that were filed in the St. ...

 

April 4, 2006

Surprise Slots Decision In Gettysburg ABC27-TV, PA (April 4, 2006) The Gettysburg borough council has voted to support plans for a casino in Straban Township.

Casino support WHP CBS-TV, PA (April 4, 2006) Supporters of a proposed casino in Adams County have received more help for their cause. Gettysburg Borough Council members say they support the plan

Gettysburg Council Votes for Gambling Houston Chronicle, TX (April 4, 2006) Gettysburg's borough council voted Monday to support a proposed slot-machine gambling parlor near the historic Civil War battlefield in exchange for a $1 million-per-year revenue guarantee.

Boro leaders favor casino Council votes 6-3 to testify favorably to Gaming Board Gettysburg Times, PA (April 4, 2006) Citing financial woes and a guaranteed $1 million annual share of gaming profits, Gettysburg Borough Council voted 6-3 Monday night to support a license application for a proposed casino in Straban Township.

Latest Book in the Civil War in the West Series Available from the ... University of Arkansas Daily Headlines, AR (April 4, 2006) ... the publication of "A Thrilling Narrative: The Memoir of a Southern Unionist" (Cloth, $29.95), edited by Arthur W. Bergeron, in the Press's Civil War in the ...

 

April 3, 2006

Borough to unveil casino stance Gettysburg Times, PA (April 3, 2006) Gettysburg Borough Council will take a united stand tonight on a controversial proposal that could bring a casino facility to Adams County.

Why the Civil War Still Matters History News Network, WA (April 3, 2006) Mr. Levin teaches history at St. Anne's-Belfield School in Charlottesville and blogs at Civil War Memory. Much ...

Tour spotlights forgotten Civil War battle Chambersburg Public Opinion, PA (April 3, 2006) ... 16 and Charmian Road in Blue Ridge Summit is an old rusty marker describing what has been called one of the forgotten battles of the Civil War — the Battle ...

Re-enactors, volunteers clean up Perryville Civil War battlefield Kentucky.com, KY (April 3, 2006) Wells was one of more than 50 Civil War re-enactors to put aside north-south division over the weekend to clear debris and work on the restoration of the ...

 

April 2, 2006

Mexican Flag Displays Stir Debate KCRA-TV, CA (April 2, 2006) School officials said Confederate flags are prohibited on campus because they are associated with racism.

Battle flag won’t fly at Ringgold Depot for Confederate History Month Catoosa County News, GA (April 2, 2006) ...They described the flag as a symbol of hatred and said it should be removed.

Civil War site strategy uses muscle power, not firepower Hagerstown Morning Herald, MD (April 2, 2006) It was part of Park Day, a nationwide effort sponsored by the Civil War Preservation Trust. Park Day was created 10 years ago by ...

A Taste of Civil War History WFIE-TV, IN (April 2, 2006) Kings and Cobbs Battery hosted a Civil War living history encampment at Audubon Mill Park Saturday. The event included a tour of ...

Family remembers Civil War ancestor Gwinnett Daily Post, GA (April 2, 2006) Descendants of the Civil War soldier celebrated what would have been his 174th birthday Saturday, holding a memorial service for their great-great-grandfather ...

Jackson attic reveals treasure dating back to the Civil War Huntsville Times, AL (April 2, 2006) ... booklets proved to be diaries kept by her great-grandfather, Henry Clay Ott, from 1862 to 1865 and chronicled his time in the Union army during the Civil War.

Civil War event set for Fort Macon Jacksonville Daily News, NC (April 2, 2006) The 1st North Carolina Volunteers will hold a Civil War re-enactment at Fort Macon on April 8 and 9.

 

April 1, 2006

A Taste of Civil War History WFIE-TV, IN (April 1, 2006) Kings and Cobbs Battery hosted a Civil War living history encampment at Audubon Mill Park Saturday. The event included a tour of ...

Marines, black sailors played roles in war The Free Lance-Star, VA (April 1, 2006) He was speaking at the third annual Civil War Naval Symposium in Columbus, Ga. ... The last Civil War-era marine officer died in 1929. ...

Civil War Calendar for April 1 The Free Lance-Star, VA (April 1, 2006) Civil War camp and displays, today and tomorrow, White Oak Museum, 985 White Oak Road, Stafford County. Members of the 13th Virginia ...

Irish Cultural Society takes another step in funding of monumental restoration projects Gettysburg Times, PA (April 1, 2006) A battlefield monument preservation group — the Irish Cultural Society — is celebrating its latest Adams County accomplishment with a special ceremony today on the Gettysburg battlefield.

'Harvard Regiment' was in a class all its own Washington Times, DC (April 1, 2006) Author Richard F. Miller has told the 20th Massachusetts Volunteers story so skillfully that he may have breathed life into a vanishing art form.

Fairfax overflows with nation's history Washington Times, DC (April 1, 2006) By William Connery (a virtualcivilwar.com contributor) Fairfax City, Va., will always remain something of a mecca for Civil War enthusiasts.

Group seeks Civil War history license plate Tallahassee Democrat, FL (April 1, 2006) ... the Florida chapter of the Sons of Confederate Veterans announced a campaign today to create a specialty license tag honoring the state's Civil War history. ...

Carson City displays Civil War documents Reno Gazette Journal, NV (April 1, 2006) Nevada State Library and Archives officials will accept a donation at 10 am Wednesday, 100 N. Stewart St., to help preserve Civil War Army muster rolls.

Civil War Weekend Schedule Suffolk News-Herald, VA (April 1, 2006) Riddick’s Folly Civil War Narrated Bus Tour Departs from Prentis Street. $20 per person.

Living and learning the Civil War KSBY-TV, CA (April 1, 2006) Students at Judkins Middle School get a history lesson they will not forget, by spending the day learning about the Civil War in a very unique way.

Civil war staged in Kenmore Tonawanda News, NY (April 1, 2006) About 15 or so representatives of the local Civil War recreators’ society kept an audience of about 60 fascinated and entertained with a theatrical ...

March 31, 2006

Park Day allows public to preserve Civil War battlefields Frederick News Post, MD (March 31, 2006) Each year, volunteers at Civil War battlefields help clean the areas in an effort to show what they looked like when battles between the North and South were ...

Civil War Camp and Displays Fredericksburg.com, VA (March 31, 2006) Civil War history comes to life on the grounds of White Oak Museum on the weekend of March 31 – April 2. Members of the 13th Virginia, 19th Virginia, and ...

Local governments prepare for casino hearing Gettysburg Times, PA (March 31, 2006) Adams County leaders scheduled to testify at a state Gaming Control Board (GCB) public hearing Wednesday are frustrated

Group says 70 businesses opposed. But which ones? Gettysburg Times, PA (March 31, 2006) A high-profile casino adversary group, No Casino Gettysburg (NCG), says it has a list of 70 Gettysburg Borough businesses against a proposal that could bring a slot machine resort to Adams County.

Sharp look at life today if South had won Baltimore Sun, MD (March 31, 2006) It provocatively presents the world as it would be if the South had won the Civil War and slavery persisted to this day in a Confederate union, a world that ...

Civil War Battle of Five Forks, commemorated with programs and demonstrations Richmond-Times Dispatch (March 31, 2006) - 9 a.m.-5 p.m. at Petersburg National Battlefield Visitor Contact Station, Dinwiddie County. Free. 265-8244

'Real' civil war Tracy Press, CA (March 31, 2006) I thank the Tracy Press for calling attention to the military volunteers who gave their lives for their country...

Ninth annual Civil War Day Richmond-TImes Dispatch (March 31, 2006) 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at Civil War Visitor Center at Tredegar Iron Works. Free. 771-2145

Fire destroys farmhouse built on land given for Civil War service Fort Wayne News Sentinel, IN (March 31, 2006) A man is vowing to rebuild a 130-year-old farmhouse destroyed by fire that his great-great-grandfather built on land he was awarded for his Civil War service. ...

Civil War enthusiasts prepare for Saturday WAVY-TV, VA (March 31, 2006) WINCHESTER, Va. (AP) _ Hundreds of Civil War enthusiasts won't be fooling around on April First -- they'll be helping with the Civil War ...

Civil War Camp and Displays Fredericksburg.com, VA (March 31, 2006) Civil War history comes to life on the grounds of White Oak Museum on the weekend of March 31 – April 2. Members of the 13th Virginia, 19th Virginia, and ...

Civil War Roundtable Reviews The Gordon Expedition SolancoNews.com, PA (March 31, 2006) LANCASTER -- Lancaster Civil War Round Table welcomes Scott Mingus on Thursday, April 13th. Scott's PowerPoint presentation is entitled ...

Don't play Civil War lightly NYU Washington Square News, NY (March 31, 2006) There’s no way around it: Civil War reenactments are odd —, a fact that Doris Baizley’s new play, “Shiloh Rules,” displays all too well. ...

 

March 30, 2006

Sounds of the Civil War coming to Monroe Monroe Times, WI (Mar 30, 2006) Concertgoers will be able to relive the music and atmosphere of the American Civil War on Friday when the Monroe Arts Center presents the 1st Brigade Band from Watertown.

‘Civil War hospital’ building not going anywhere  The Western Star. OH (Mar 30, 2006) The building next to the Lebanon Public Library which once housed the “Civil War hospital” is staying put — for now....

The Civil War paper trail can lead to bountiful ... Albuquerque Tribune, NM (March 30, 2006) There are thousands of Web sites pertaining to the Civil War. Check out the Civil War Rosters page, which has links to Civil War sites arranged by state. ...

Sounds of the Civil War coming to Monroe Monroe Times, WI (March 30, 2006) Concertgoers will be able to relive the music and atmosphere of the American Civil War on Friday when the Monroe Arts Center presents the 1st Brigade ...

Town to market its Civil War ties Business Gazette, MD (March 30, 2006) Emmitsburg, a town with a colorful Civil War history, could potentially attract tourism dollars headed to Gettysburg by marketing itself as a ‘‘Civil War ...

Civil War theme for new play Huddersfield.co.uk, UK (March 30, 2006) Broken Hallelujah is set at the time of the American Civil War and is about friendship, betrayal and love. Claire Angeletti ...

Civil War living encampment planned this weekend Evansville Courier & Press, IN (March 30, 2006) A Civil War living history encampment by Kings Battery and Cobbs Battery has been set for Saturday and Sunday in Audubon Mill Park. ...

Book fair hosting Civil War author Evansville Courier & Press, IN (March 30, 2006) Newburgh's place in Civil War history hadn't been fully explored when Ray Mulesky went to find a book about it. In ...

Bringing a New Weapon to the Civil War Connect2 OWU, OH (March 30, 2006) The Civil War ended more than 160 years ago, but Joseph Glatthaar '78 is using statistics to look at the battle from a completely new angle. ...

Civil War encampment coming to Fort Scott Kansas.com, KS (March 30, 2006) More than 80 volunteer re-enactors are expected April 8 and 9 at the Fort Scott National Historic Site for the 24th annual Civil War Encampment. ...

 

March 29, 2006

Gettysburg casino proposal needs 'fair chance,' backers say Patriot News, PA (March 29, 2006) David LeVan, who is trying to build a casino in the Gettysburg area, launched a counterattack in Harrisburg yesterday against legislators backing a bill to block the project.

Chance enterprises takes casino fight to Harrisburg Gettysburg Times (March 29, 2006) Chance Enterprises, the investor group proposing to build a slot machine casino in Straban Township, has vowed to fight what it has termed an “unconstitutional” amendment

Bell installed at historic train depot Gettysburg Times (March 29, 2006) A gold-colored 250-pound bell was hoisted into Gettysburg Railroad Station’s cupola Tuesday afternoon

Saving Slaughter Pen Developer, Trust join to protect Civil War ... Fredericksburg.com, VA (March 29, 2006) Civil War Preservation Trust to acquire its most important battlefield ever--Slaughter Pen Farm--just outside Fredericksburg.

Poet Whitman topic of Civil War talk Flint Journal, MI (March 29, 2006) A talk about poet and author Walt Whitman and his experiences as a Civil War nurse in Washington, DC, is the topic of the Lapeer County Chapter of the ...

Civil War saga, Parker adventure both worth a listen Pioneer Press, MN (March 29, 2006) ... novel takes place at the Carnton plantation during the Battle of Franklin, a horrific but little-known clash in Tennessee during the Civil War's final months. ...

 

March 28, 2006

Civil War Weekend woes Suffolk News-Herald, VA (March 28, 2006) Sons of Confederate Veterans was having a meeting last night at which they would likely be discussing participation in the Civil War Weekend events ...

Remains of Civil War soldier moved WAVY-TV Norfolk, VA (March 28, 2006) Commission Chairman Don Wood says the latest effort will reunite a man and his wife. Nimrod Wright was born in 1840 and fought in the Civil War. ...

‘The Civil War Experience’ comes to the area Clarion News, PA  (March 28, 2006) The United Way of Clarion County and the Clarion County Community Bank is sponsoring a Pittsburgh Theater Production, “The Civil War Experience,” Tuesday ... 

 

March 27, 2006

Chance purchase uncovers Civil War memorabilia San Jose Mercury News - CA (March 27, 2006) The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System of the National Park Service identifies MR Dillingham as Martin R. Dillingham, a Union soldier. ...

Hurricane revisits Civil War Huntington Herald Dispatch, WV  (March 27, 2006) Bradley, a Ravenswood High School freshman, has been active in war re-enactments since he was 6, so the eighth annual Civil War Weekend in Hurricane was ...

Norwegian soldiers on Civil War battlefields Norway.org, Norway  (March 27, 2006) At the upcoming reenactment of the Battle of Chickamauga in Georgia, a Norwegian Civil War story will be told. In September, the ...

Civil War commemorative events planned for April Northwest Arkansas Times, AR (March 27, 2006) Northwest Arkansas Times, AR (Mar 27, 2006) Park Day, now in its 10th year, is an annual preservation event created by the Civil War Preservation Trust. Participants gather ...

 

March 26, 2006

Civil War a passion for Va. seamstress Richmond Times Dispatch, VA (March 26, 2006) The Civil War may have ended more than 140 years ago, but Patti Wandover is very much involved with it. ...

East Texas Get Re-enactment Of Civil War KLTV-TV Jacksonville, Texas (March 26, 2006) East Texans celebrated our rich history today with a Civil War re-enactment at Camp Ford. ... Re-enactors say Tyler played a big role in the Civil War. ...

CIVIL WAR MEDAL FINDS HOME IN IDAHO  KPVI-TV, Boise, ID (March 26, 2006) A Medal of Honor from the Civil War is in Idaho 141 years after it was earned. It belongs to Navy Landsman ...

Programs target Civil War buffs Patriot-News, PA (Mar 26, 2006) Schmick, founding president of the Camp Curtin Historical Society, will address the group at 2 pm with a slide-illustrated lecture called "Civil War Sites in ...

Civil War group backs Fort Knox clean-up VillageSoup Belfast,  USA (Mar 26, 2006) Five generations after the Civil War, another wave of volunteers is about to descend on America’s storied battlegrounds. ...

Battlefield commemorates waning days of Civil War Petersburg Progress Index, VA (Mar 26, 2006) "In the waning days of the Civil War, Gen. Robert E. Lee realized he had to do something," Gates explained. That something to do was an offense. ...

 

March 25, 2006

Misspelling on Civil War veteran headstone fixed 142 years later Canada.com, Canada (Mar 25, 2006)A single misspelled letter kept a Canadian who died while fighting for Union forces in the Confederate South during the Civil War from getting a ...

Historians gather for Civil War symposium New Bern Sun Journal, NC (Mar 25, 2006)Presentations focused on North Carolina Civil War battles, the role blacks played in the Confederacy and, particularly, the US Colored Troops. ...

Group wants to refurbish city's oldest Civil War monument Newsday, NY (Mar 25, 2006) Towering 50 feet above the tombstones around it, a granite obelisk marks the spot in Calvary Cemetery where New York's Civil War soldiers...

400 people relive Civil War-era scene 2TheAdvocate, LA (Mar 25, 2006) Campfire smoke blended with the acrid smell of burnt gunpowder as 400 area Civil War re-enactors dressed in full combat regalia stormed across ...

Black powder & hard bread: Civil War re-enactors in Glorieta Santa Fe New Mexican, NM (Mar 25, 2006) Civil War re-enactors this weekend will give Pecos National Historical Park visitors a close-up look at what life was like back then: black-powder ...

1,500 expected at Civil War re-enactment in Bridgeport Huntsville Times, AL (Mar 25, 2006) The Civil War battle re-enactment is among the largest of its kind in the region. Re-enactments each ...

Book provides Civil War story for children Patriot-News, PA (Mar 25, 2006) Adams family saga with "Crossroads at Gettysburg" (White Mane for Kids, $7.95), a 166-page novel for young readers that presents the Civil War through the eyes ...

 

March 24, 2006

Civil War hero presented in play Compass Newspaper, MI (Mar 24, 2006) She also was awarded a medal from her service in the US Army during the Civil War. ... After the Civil War, Harriet fought for civil rights. ...

In 'Shiloh Rules,' a Comedy, Civil War Re-enactors Do Battle New York Times, NY (Mar 24, 2006) It's not easy finding a new take on something as heavily scrutinized as the Civil War, but Doris Baizley has done it in "Shiloh Rules," an inventive comedy ...

 

Mach 23, 2006

Mary Penner: Civil War veterans left behind lots of family ... Albuquerque Tribune, NM (Mar 23, 2006) Visit the Civil War Preservation Trust Web site to learn about endangered battlefields. Navigate to the Civil War Explorer page ...

 

March 22, 2006

Civil War symposium slated for this weekend New Bern Sun Journal, NC (Mar 22, 2006) Presentations focused on North Carolina Civil War battles, the role blacks played in the Confederacy and, particularly, the US Colored Troops. ...

Bringing Civil War history to life Business Gazette, MD (Mar 22, 2006) The historic Landon House in Urbana was once home to everything from office space to a women’s school to a Civil War gala.

Civil War camp to draw students Winchester Sun, KY (Mar 22, 2006) A living history program at the Civil War fort at Boonesboro will draw about 500 fifth-graders from Clark County over the next two days.

 

March 21, 2006

DVD preserves local Civil War collector's legacy The Evening Sun, PA (Mar 21, 2006) The DVD, "Spirit of Barlow," also features interviews with biographer Linda ... Wolf, Indian artifacts advisor Richard Johnston and Civil War artifacts advisor Wes ...

 

March 20, 2006

Chattanooga In The Civil War Class Offered At UTC The Chattanoogan, TN (Mar 20, 2006) UTC Continuing Education will offer "Chattanooga in the Civil War" under the instruction of Daryl Black, Ph.D., Tuesdays, March 28-April 25.