Tag Archives: Pamplin Park

Thank You for Your Role in “The Great Task”

If you voted in this year’s election, I’d like to say “Thank you.” It doesn’t matter who you voted for—what matters is that you voted. It looks like participation is going to end up north of 65%, a modern record … Continue reading

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Symposium Spotlight: Edward Alexander and the Breakthrough at Petersburg

Edward Alexander is a graduate of the University of Illinois, Edward has an affinity for the Federal 6th Army Corps. He is set to make his first speaking appearance at the Emerging Civil War Symposium this August. The 292 day siege … Continue reading

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Visiting Pamplin Park on the Road to Appomattox

For anyone following Lee’s retreat and Grant’s pursuit this week, be sure to start your run at Pamplin Park, where Federal troops first broke the Confederate line. While the anniversary of the breakthrough was April 2, it’s worth a stop … Continue reading

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Edward Alexander in Hallowed Ground

In case you haven’t seen it yet, the latest issue of Hallowed Ground features an article written by our own Edward Alexander. The issue includes a series of articles that focuses on the life of the Civil War soldier. Ed’s … Continue reading

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No NPS, No Problem – Pamplin Historical Park

It is with great pleasure that we are able to conclude the “No NPS, No Problem” series with a site that likely would not exist but for the National Park Service. Not only have many of the major players in … Continue reading

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No NPS? No Problem!—Civil War Trust Sites in Dinwiddie County, Virginia

Day Three in a series coinciding with the federal government shutdown Dinwiddie County is a Civil War preservationist’s dream. Forty-three named engagements took place within its 507 square miles, a direct testament to the tenacious campaign that gripped the neighboring city of … Continue reading

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