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Saving History Saturday: Battlefield Preservation Grants Awarded

The National Park Service’s American Battlefield Protection Program (ABPP) recently awarded $2,347,080 in Battlefield Land Acquisition Grants to four projects, including three Civil War preservation projects. The two of the projects are in Virginia and the third is in Mississippi, … Continue reading

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Saving History Saturday: Help Preserve Todd’s Tavern

At the intersection of Brock Road and Catharpin Road, Todd’s Tavern deteriorating buildings marked a point between The Wilderness and Spotsylvania Court House in Spotsylvania County, Virginia. The location witnessed military movements during the Civil War and actual fighting during … 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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Alfred Waud’s Sketchy Spotsylvania (part one)

(part one in a series) In my capacity as historian-in-residence at Stevenson Ridge on the Spotsylvania Court House battlefield, I recently did some work to pin down the approximate location where IX Corps division commander Brig. Gen. Thomas Greely Stevenson … Continue reading

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Brock Road Sunrise

Sunrise along the Brock Road Sunday, October 21, 2012

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