This was the battle where Adm. Farragut gave his famous order.
The Fairfax Symphony Orchestra will present a premier Civil War concert at the Shenandoah Valley Music Festival in Orkney Springs, Va., on Saturday.
The ceremony will also note the actions of the Pritchard family, who saw their farm fields trampled under twice, but who tended to the wounded as best they could.
$12 million donated to restore Arlington House
Lee,McDougle Tract,National Park Service,Richmond
The new markers are in Fairfax County, Petersburg and Charlottesville
Gen. Robert E. Lee’s headquarters during the Battle of Gettysburg, a small stone house on Seminary Ridge, has never risen to the high level of interest and protection that the battlefield and other related buildings have been given. Tuesday marks the 151st anniversary of the Gettysburg battle and the Civil War Trust and other preservation […]
The Civil War Trust has scheduled a 10 a.m. news conference Tuesday at the Gettysburg National Military Park for what is billed as a “major preservation announcement to protect one of the most important parts of this hallowed battleground.” The announcement will coincide with the 151st anniversary of the Gettysburg battle and officials from Department […]