Category Archives: Civil War

Civil War Trust working to purchase Vicksburg Land

… from the Civil War Trust … A CIVIL WAR TRUST FIRST Confident after a string of successes, Maj. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant believed Vicksburg could be taken by storm. On May 22, 1863, the whole of Grant’s army assaulted … Continue reading

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Civil War Blogs

The excellent Civil War Trust website has a great list of blogs that feature Civil War coverage.   Also note their current campaign to save the Franklin Battlefield, one of the bloodiest battle site of the civil war.  Franklin is now … Continue reading

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The Ford’s Theatre Society – New Civil War Exibition in Washington D.C.

FORD’S PRESENTS SPECIAL EXHIBITION: “TORN IN TWO: 150th ANNIVERSARY OF THE CIVIL WAR” DECEMBER 11, 2012-FEBRUARY 24, 2013  Exhibition features period maps, prints, political cartoons and other artifacts Washington, D.C.—The Ford’s Theatre Society  announced it will present a special exhibition … Continue reading

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Battles of the Civil War – Civil War Battles Graphic

Here, from the Civil War Trust, is a great graphic showing the tragic casualty toll of the civil war battle by battle along with other information: Brought to you by The Civil War Trust

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Siege of Petersburg Online at BeyondtheCrater.com

The Siege of Petersburg near Richmond, Virginia is featured in an excellent online resource called “Beyond the Crater”.   Don’t miss this detailed coverage of a series of campaigns that are sometimes overlooked in the study of Civil War strategics. … Continue reading

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Shenandoah Civil War Battlefields could be lost to development

—————- Website of the Civil War Trust I am writing to you today to ask your support in helping to save two incredible tracts at the Cedar Creek battlefield. In all the years that we’ve been saving Civil War battlefield … Continue reading

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B4H > Soldier Studies > Civil War Voices

I will contact who I can, but please update your Civil War blogrolls and remove Blog4History and add my Civil War blog: Civil War Voices @ my Civil War soldier letters archive: Soldierstudies.org. B4H is becoming less and less a … Continue reading

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Was Keith Olbermann Right? Civil War Nothing to Celebrate!

I remember back in November (busy time of year for me and didn’t get a chance to discuss it) when former MSNBC host of The Countdown with Keith Olbermann, proposed the question, Why would the any state want to celebrate … Continue reading

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Civil War Reenactment Gone Too Far?

This past weekend in St. Louis a special Civil War Reenactment took place on the steps of the Old State House, only it was not your typical gun smoking affair. This time a group of historians and local residents reenacted … Continue reading

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How Do We View The Confederate Soldier

Civil War Times editor Dana Shoaf has been doing off and on Video Blogs addressing numerous topics, his latest is an interesting editorial concerning how we remember the Confederate Soldier:

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