On Saturday, you can pretend to attack or defend Little Round Top, but you will have to bring a younger partner along.
The Civil War soldier’s ashes that were brought across country but plans to bury him in a national military cemetery were abruptly changed when some distant relatives showed up.
Annual summer events in Virginia showcase Civil War sites in Shenandoah, Frederick and Clarke counties and the city of Winchester on Aug. 19-21.
Pvt. Jewett Williams, whose ashes were discovered in a basement of an Oregon hospital, is heading home to Maine via motorcycle relay with a scheduled stop at Appomattox Court House on Thursday where he will be honored for his military service.
The ashes of Civil War veteran Pvt. Jewett Williams, recently found in a storage room an Oregon mental hospital, are en route to his home state of Maine, carried there by a relay of motorcycle riders, with recently added stops at Appomattox Court House and Gettysburg.
Admission for an adult to the Mariners’ Museum in Newport News, Va., is usually $13.95, but this month, in an effort to draw the city’s diverse community together, the home of the USS Monitor is offering a $1 admission for everyone.
One of the oldest homes in Winchester, Va., the Bell House had a role in the Third Battle of Winchester.
The public is invited to vote for the artifacts most deserving of conservation.
Irish native Capt. James Haggerty of the 69th New York State Militia was one of the first officers to die 155 years ago today, July 21, at First Manassas. A hero of the day, it wasn’t until 1992 that a memorial stone was placed at his grave.
The purposeful destruction by Union forces in the Shenandoah Valley in 1864 is a little known story. On Aug. 13, a conference on that subject is scheduled at James Madison University.