On Tuesday morning, Boston police were called to investigate a broken sword carried by Robert Gould Shaw as part of the famous 54th Massachusetts Colored Regiment Memorial on Boston Common.
Playing host that night will be Abraham Lincoln expert and prolific author Harold Holzer, who is known for his humorous talks, on Feb. 16 at the McGovern Theater.
An 1830s-era house within the Appomattox Court House National Historical Park is under restoration and has a family story to tell.
Abraham Lincoln had received so many threats against his life that he became the first president-elect to have military protection on his ride to the Capitol.
Alexandria, the locale for the Civil War medical drama “Mercy Street,” has a new assortment of tours, events and museum shows for the expected tourists.
The Trust, which preserves battlefield land, then turns it over to either the National Park Service or local organizations, is touting a four-star rating.
The lovely Christmas carol was written by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow in 1863 after his son Charles was severely wounded in the Civil War.
The Senate voted today to authorize the National Park Service to expand the borders of the Petersburg National Battlefield following a similar vote in the House on Dec. 2.
Group has a contract to purchase the 875-acre property with plans to preserve the site of the last battle of the Seven Days Battles of 1862.
On Giving Tuesday, a Gettysburg volunteer group called the Recruits is inviting the public to view a tour on Facebook of the restored George Spangler farm and field hospital on the Gettysburg battlefield.