Tag Archives: American Battlefield Trust

ECW Weekender: Vicksburg National Military Park

An ECW colleague emailed me a note the other day: “I’m reading the Vicksburg/Tullahoma book, and really enjoyed your article about visiting Vicksburg. I’ve never been and I’m more motivated now than ever.” The article he mentioned was based on … Continue reading

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Western Swing: Day 07

The American Battlefield Trust has finished posting the videos from our trip to the western battlefields, and we’re pleased to be sharing them here with you. Kris White, Garry Adelman, and I began the day with Eric Jacobson at Carnton … Continue reading

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Saving History Saturday: A Walk at Gaines Mill and Cold Harbor

Check out the newly-released video from the American Battlefield Trust as President David Duncan walks the land intersecting the Battle of Gaines’ Mill (1862) and the Battle of Cold Harbor (1864). Ninety-nine acres are up for preservation at these battlefields!

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Western Swing: Day 06

The American Battlefield Trust took a day off yesterday posting videos from our trip. (I think they’re trying to time things out so that our videos from Nashville show up on the anniversary of the last day of the battle!) … Continue reading

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Western Swing: Day 04

Next stop on our swing through Tennessee: a visit to Stones River National Battlefield. This was a special treat for me because I finally had the chance to spend some time in the field with legendary NPW historian Jim Lewis. … Continue reading

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Western Swing: Day 02 (part two!)

When I spent the day at Shiloh last week with Kris White, Garry Adelman, Parker Hills, and Tim Smith, we shot so much material that we had to divide it into two days. You can see part one from Shiloh … Continue reading

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Western Swing 2021: Day 02

Our swing through western battlefields with the American Battlefield Trust continued today with a trip to Shiloh. What an amazing battlefield! Join Kris White, Chris Mackowski, and Garry Adelman, along with special guest historian Parker Hills (Brig. Gen., ret.) of … Continue reading

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Western Swing 2021: Day 01

The American Battlefield Trust invited me to tag along on a multi-day swing through a whole bunch of battlefields in west Tennessee and northern Mississippi last week. Today, our adventures started rolling out on the Trust’s Facebook page. Join me, … Continue reading

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Saving History Saturday: Preserving Two Battlefields near Two Historic Taverns

News adapted from the American Battlefield Trust’s website There is a special opportunity to save three tracts of land—141 acres of irreplaceable battlefield land that was once the site of both an American Revolutionary War standoff and a Civil War … Continue reading

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Saving History Saturday: Preserving 5 Acres at Gettysburg

News adapted from American Battlefield Trust American Battlefield Trust needs your help today so that they can buy and eventually restore 5 key acres of battlefield land at Gettysburg. The first is a four-acre tract of land near Culp’s Hill … Continue reading

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