Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced the preservation of 65 acres of the Williamsburg battlefield.
Series of events planned recognizing the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Bentonville in North Carolina.
In an area of the South long known for its tourist-popular restored plantations, the Whitney Plantation stands out.
Series of events will mark the sesquicentennial of the fall of the Confederate capital.
The Freedmen’s Bureau was established by Congress as part of a Reconstruction plan for assisting former slaves and poor whites in the post-war South.
An effort to find the exact location in Arlington of Camp Casey, where U.S. Colored Troops trained during the Civil War, has turned up several possibilities along today’s Columbia Pike.
The award comes for his most recent book, “Lincoln and the Power of the Press: The War for Public Opinion."
Although all the filming will take place in Richmond and Petersburg, it is Alexandria that is portrayed and the action takes place in the Mansion House Hotel.
New York Avenue Presbyterian Church will host free event on the anniversary of the House's passage of the landmark amendment.
Amid the flood of well-received non-fiction books on the Civil War in 2014 were a few real gems that got overlooked.