Edward S. Alexander

EdAlexanderEdward S. Alexander is a 2009 graduate of the University of Illinois with a Bachelor of Arts in History. He has worked since 2011 at Pamplin Historical Park & The National Museum of the Civil War Soldier in Petersburg, Virginia, and previously with Fredericksburg & Spotsylvania National Military Park and the Illinois Department of Natural Resources. A current resident of Richmond, Virginia, Edward’s research is focused on the Sixth Corps of the Army of the Potomac.


  • Dawn of Victory: Breakthrough at Petersburg, March 25-April 2, 1865. Savas Beatie, 2015.
  • “Life of the Civil War Soldier in Battle.” Hallowed Ground. Winter 2013.

4 Responses to Edward S. Alexander

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  2. Elizabeth says:

    Hey! I was at the park today 3-14-14 with the Magellan charter school. You were doing the rifles with the 9 steps and I’ve been trying to find out the person you were working with because we have to write a letter or something. Could you give me his name? (Tall blonde blue eyes)

  3. JulietA says:

    Hey!:) today I went to pamplain 4-3-14 and he was awesome and funny. He taught me a lot about the war and all the slaves. I hope I come agai😀

  4. Neil Hockaday says:

    Edward, will you be doing another last ride with AP Hill in the future. I am 47 years old, and live in North Carolina, and have done a ton of independent research on the civil war, and especially AP Hill, for many years. I have been to the spot where he was killed, and have also been to Pamplin Park a couple times over the years. I was a history major in college many years ago, and have always loved studying the civil war. By the way, I live only 15 minutes form Bentonville Battleground. If you ever do that last ride of AP Hill again, I would absolutely love to be there and learn more about my favorite General. Please let me know.
    Thanks! Neil Hockaday , Four Oaks, NC nhockaday@bsnsports.com

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