Tag Archives: James Lighthizer

Congratulations and Best Wishes to Jim Lighthizer on His Final Day as President of the American Battlefield Trust

Today marks James Lighthizer’s final day as the president of the American Battlefield Trust. For nearly two decades, Jim has been a household name in the Civil War community for his leadership in the battlefield preservation community. ECW wishes him … Continue reading

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A Conversation with Hallowed Ground‘s Mary Koik (part two)

(part two of a four-part series) ECW Editor-in-Chief Chris Mackowski is talking this week with Mary Koik, editor of the Civil War Trust’s magazine, Hallowed Ground. Yesterday, Mary shared a little about her professional background and how the chance the edit the magazine came … Continue reading

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A Conversation with Dave Ruth, Richmond’s Retiring Superintendent (part three)

(part three of five) I’ve been talking with Dave Ruth, who retired this week as superintendent of Richmond National Battlefield after serving there for 26 years. During yesterday’s segment of my conversation with Dave, we talked about the important preservation … Continue reading

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Civil War Trust to Celebrate 20th Annual Park Day Apr. 2

One of the most tangible ways to help with battlefield preservation is to get involved with the Civil War Trust’s annual Park Day. This year marks the 20th anniversary of Park Day, which will be held on Saturday, April 2. … Continue reading

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Shaping Chancellorsville: Going National

part twelve in a series At a July 31, 2002 news conference, representatives from seven different preservation groups held a well-coordinated news conference to draw national attention to the latest development threat to the Chancellorsville battlefield: the land where action … Continue reading

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