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A snowy day at Fredericksburg National Battlefield offers some beautiful scenery. Continue reading
This past week, the Civil War Trust announced two preservation victories. Their first announcement was an update on the expansion of Petersburg National Battlefield.
December is usually a busy month for most folks. There’s shopping to finish, lights to hang, trees to trim, cookies to test, cards to sign…or whatever your favorite holiday activities are! In the midst of the busyness, it’s nice to … Continue reading
Preserving the sacred places where the American Civil War was fought is a priority for both our authors and readers.
High in the California mountains, a towering tree – named for a Civil War general – is the nation’s Christmas Tree. Designated with the holiday title by President Calvin Coolidge in 1926, the Sequoia tree still stands and is visited … Continue reading
Once more, congratulations to ECW’s friend Ted Alexander, the recipient of this year’s inaugural Emerging Civil War Award for Civil War Public History. Earlier this month, Ted hosted a big retirement party following a 30+-year career with the National Park Service, … Continue reading
With cooler weather and autumn foliage on the way, it might be a good time to break-out your hiking boots, if you like to explore history in the great outdoors. How about a hike to see this view?