Tag Archives: Wilderness Battlefield

Grant’s 200th Birthday…In The Wilderness

Did you see Chris Mackowski’s videos for Grant’s 200th Birthday this week? They are on Emerging Civil War’s Facebook page, and now we’ve got links to share here on the blog.

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Gordon’s Flank Attack Trail (Wilderness Battlefield)

Inspired by Chris Mackowski’s “virtual tour” of the Chancellorsville History Trail on the blog in 2020, I’m inviting you to “take a hike” on the Gordon Flank Attack Trail on The Wilderness Battlefield on this battle anniversary day. The trail … Continue reading

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“Flat” Wilderness?

I’m always grateful for an opportunity to see a battlefield I know well with new eyes. Adam H. Petty’s book The Battle of the Wilderness in Myth and Memory: Reconsidering Virginia’s Most Notorious Civil War Battlefield (LSU Press, 2019), which … Continue reading

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Saving History Saturday: 36 Acres of The Wilderness Battlefield Ready For Preservation

Central Virginia Battlefields Trust is continuing a long-time partnership with American Battlefield Trust to assist with the final fundraising to save 36 acres of The Wilderness Battlefield! In 2019, the American Battlefield Trust began preservation work on an important 36-acre … Continue reading

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