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A House Divided: January, 2013

Posted at 02:07 PM ET, 01/28/2013

Craig Symonds to speak at Lincoln’s Cottage

The author of “The Civil War at Sea” will speak at President Lincoln’s Cottage on Jan. 31 at 6:30 p.m.

By Linda Wheeler  |  02:07 PM ET, 01/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:35 PM ET, 01/22/2013

Battlefield land acquisition grants announced

Five of the dollar-for-dollar federal matching grants were given to Virginia and one to Louisiana.

By Linda Wheeler  |  02:35 PM ET, 01/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:59 PM ET, 01/22/2013

Gettysburg Remembrance Day parade has new date

Event moved back a week to accommodate larger-than-usual crowds of visitors.

By Linda Wheeler  |  01:59 PM ET, 01/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:45 PM ET, 01/18/2013

Two Civil War conferences planned in Florida

Learning more about the Civil War doesn’t have to be at battlefields or even in cold places.

By Linda Wheeler  |  02:45 PM ET, 01/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:38 AM ET, 01/12/2013

WikiLeaks and the Civil War

An Alexandria case from the Civil War was cited in pre-trial hearings for Pfc. Bradley Manning this week.

By Linda Wheeler  |  10:38 AM ET, 01/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:59 AM ET, 01/05/2013

‘The Abolitionists’: intense, gripping and a must-see

A three-part series beginning Jan. 8 on PBS focuses on the lives of five early civil rights advocates.

By Linda Wheeler  |  11:59 AM ET, 01/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:29 PM ET, 12/31/2012

Last day to make tax-deductible donation to Civil War groups

Be sure to check out the group to make sure the great majority of its funds go to preservation efforts.

By Linda Wheeler  |  01:29 PM ET, 12/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

 

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