Tag Archives: Sesquicentennial
This Friday will mark the 150th Anniversary of the Battle of Kennesaw Mountain. The National Park Service will be commemorating the engagement with a number of living history programs, real-time walking tours, and other events. You can check out the … Continue reading
At this point in the sesquicentennial celebration of the American Civil War–mid-1864– historians and buffs are thinking about casualty numbers in the hundreds of thousands, often tens of thousands per battle. Was Union General Ulysses S. Grant a butcher to … Continue reading
The National Park Service is affording visitors to Spotsylvania a unique treat this evening: To commemorate the 22 hours of combat at the Mule Shoe Salient, an honor guard will be posted at the Bloody Angle until 4:00 a.m. on … Continue reading
Horses enjoy a moment of rest in the Confederate cavalry camp before the kick-off of Wilderness Sesquicentennial events.
by Lee White One-hundred and fifty years ago, on October 16, 1863, the war changed. A good general who made one mistake lost his career and another ascended to great prominence.
Many of us had the chance to visit Gettysburg over the past week to observe and/or participate in activities related to the Sesquicentennial commemoration. It was a chance to add more unforgettable experiences to a long line of other memories … Continue reading
final part in a series Going forward, I know that I have two more years of many events to go before the end of the Sesquicentennial. I have two main objectives that I want to accomplish: