Tag Archives: Civil War Preservation Trust

A Conversation with Garry Adelman (part three)

Part three in a six-part series Garry Adelman has been at the American Battlefield Trust since 2010 and currently serves as the preservation organization’s chief historian. In yesterday’s segment of our conversation, he talked about the career path he took … Continue reading

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A Conversation with Garry Adelman (part two)

part two of a six-part series I’m talking this week with Garry Adelman, chief historian at the American Battlefield Trust. Known for his super-high energy, Garry has helped reshape Civil War public history with his engaging use of social media … Continue reading

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Congratulations to D.P. Newton

Congratulations to ECW’s friend, D.P. Newton, owner of the White Oak Civil War Museum in Stafford, Virginia. Last night, the Central Virginia Battlefields Trust presented D.P. with its second annual Dr. Mike Stevens Award for Preservation. During the presentation, CVBT … Continue reading

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Civil War Trust Honors Preservationists

Several weeks ago, the Civil War Trust presented several awards in the field of preservation to groups and individuals that have gone above and beyond to save our nation’s history. Those awarded come from all walks of life and groups … Continue reading

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Shaping Chancellorsville Revisited

In advance of the Chancellorsville sesquicentennial, I started a series called “Shaping Chancellorsville: How Memories of the Battle Shaped the Battlefield,” which looked at the way in which the Chancellorsville battlefield park was created. I never got around to finishing … Continue reading

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ECW Historians Contribute to Civil War Trust’s Hallowed Ground Magazine

In August, Manassas will be the scene of another anniversary. As a prelude to that second bloody installment in Northern Virginia, fellow Emerging Civil War historian Dan Davis and myself conducted a few battlefield visits. The idea for “Scary Sequel” … Continue reading

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