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How far have you traveled to visit a historic site or research about the Civil War?
We’re adding voices to answer the question “do we still care about the Civil War?” and you’ll find members and guest authors discussing that topic this week and into the coming week. There’s also “heroic poetry”, a discussion of politics … Continue reading
Just this week, the American Battlefield Trust and the Land Conservancy of Adams County announced they have officially saved the 143-acre Plank Farm at Gettysburg. Over the course of the three-day battle in July 1863, troops of both armies moved … Continue reading
The “Forgotten Battle” of Philippi comes to the airwaves this weekend, straight from the Sixth Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium at Stevenson Ridge, courtesy of our good friends at C-SPAN. Jon-Erik Gilot’s “Battle of Philippi” talk debuts on C-SPAN 3 … Continue reading
While the questioned has been asked, “does the Civil War still matter?”—we thought it could take a personal turn for this week’s discussion: Why does the Civil War matter to you?
Welcome back for the grand review of the content calendar this last week! You’ll find some relevant and timely articles, along with several accounts of lesser-known officers and soldiers, a book review, and suggested museum for weekend (or week-day) touring.
This week two articles appeared in the Washington Post, reporting on the value of historic homes and how some home buyers are anxious to own a architectural piece of the past. This is particularly true in American cities with Colonial, … Continue reading