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“One of America’s most significant unprotected sites”

Yesterday, the Civil War Trust announced a $5.5 million fund-raising initiative to save Lee’s Headquarters at Gettysburg. The Trust has called it “one of America’s most significant unprotected sites.” Here’s a look at the 4.1-acre property the Trust has targeted, … Continue reading

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Civil War Trust to Acquire Lee’s HQ at Gettysburg

Some great news today from our friends at the Civil War Trust: On the 151st anniversary of the start of battle of Gettysburg, the Trust has announced a fund-raising effort to acquire one of the most prominent landmarks on the … Continue reading

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July-August Presentations

July: 4th: Daniel T. Davis, Phillip Greenwalt, and Kristopher White-speaking and signing at the Gettysburg Battlefield Visitor Center (PA) 16th: Chris Mackowski, “And the War Came: An Overview of the Civil War,” Study of U.S. Institutions on U.S. History and Government, sponsored by the … Continue reading

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William “Little Billy” Mahone—Part Two

Today we welcome back guest author William F. Floyd, Jr. William worked for forty years for the City of Norfolk. In his retirement, he’s now pursuing the study of history at Tidewater Community College. The second in a two-part series. … Continue reading

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The Absolution at Gettysburg

Today we welcome guest author Peter M Preble. Father Preble is a 2004 graduate of Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology where he concentrated on Church History. Since his graduation he has continued his research concentrating on the role … Continue reading

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Question of the Week for April 7, 2014

Following his poor performances at Gettysburg and Bristoe Station, do you believe that Lee should have replaced A.P. Hill as Third Corps commander? If yes, who would you replace Hill with?

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Question of the Week for March 10, 2014

What is your favorite movie (or mini series) about the Civil War?

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Lewis A. Armistead and the American Civil War

Today we welcome back guest author William F. Floyd, Jr. William worked for forty years for the City of Norfolk. In his retirement, he’s now pursuing the study of history at Tidewater Community College. * * * Lewis A. Armistead was … Continue reading

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Question of the Week for March 3, 2014

What is your favorite spot on the Gettysburg Battlefield to visit?

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Top 15 Posts of 2013—Number 4: Gettysburg Memories: Field Trip

I’m in third grade. Hershey Elementary School. We all pile onto a row of big yellow school buses that rumble down Route 322 to I-83 to Route 15, which goes southwest from Camp Hill to Gettysburg. This is my introduction … Continue reading

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