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A House Divided: April, 2013

Posted at 07:34 PM ET, 04/27/2013

Winchester battlefield to return to 1864 farm appearance

Shenandoah Valley Battlefields Foundation wants to restore the Middle Field to its 1864 appearance.

By Linda Wheeler  |  07:34 PM ET, 04/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:57 PM ET, 04/26/2013

Flag that draped Jackson’s coffin on exhibit

Rarely seen “Stainless Banner” will be exhibited by the Museum of the Confederacy on May 11 and 12.

By Linda Wheeler  |  05:57 PM ET, 04/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:07 AM ET, 04/15/2013

Visit three Mosby sites on horseback

Mosby Heritage Area Association is offering a tour of three of Col. John Singleton Mosby’s Civil War sites

By Linda Wheeler  |  10:07 AM ET, 04/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:22 PM ET, 04/10/2013

Emancipation is subject of two D.C. talks

Talks cover President Abraham Lincoln’s decision to free the slaves in certain parts of the Confederacy.

By Linda Wheeler  |  03:22 PM ET, 04/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:19 AM ET, 04/09/2013

New study says battlefield preservation creates jobs

“On average, every 702 tourists to a Civil War battlefield support one full-time or full-time equivalent local job,” says the report released by the Civil War Trust.

By Linda Wheeler  |  11:19 AM ET, 04/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:15 PM ET, 04/08/2013

Grant’s Ohio boyhood house reopens

The house will reopen for the tourist season beginning Memorial Day.

By Linda Wheeler  |  12:15 PM ET, 04/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

 

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