The War to Save the Union. The War Between the States. The War of Yankee Aggression. The Recent Unpleasantness. By any name, America’s Civil War (1861-1865) left deep wounds in the nation.
In the summer of 1864, all eyes were on Buckhead. The Battle of Atlanta was a turning point in the Civil War, said Gordon Jones, senior military historian and curator for the Atlanta History Center.
Raum was born 3 December 1829 in Golconda, Illinois. He attended the common schools then studied the law. He was admitted to the bar in 1853 and began a law practice in Golconda.
Friday, March 7 1862
PEA-PICKIN’ PANDEMONIUM PREVAILS
The Battle of Pea Ridge proceeded today. Gen. Earl Van Dorn, CSA, had spent the night marching his men north to the Federal rear.
“Whatever happens, there will be no turning back.” With this resolute declaration, Ulysses S. Grant determined the course of the Overland Campaign that thundered through Virginia in the spring of 1864.
In order to see the country’s newest Civil War museum, you’ll have to visit the oldest active military installation west of the Mississippi River. The Missouri Civil War Museum is in a recently restored building on the parade grounds at the Jefferson Barracks Historic Site in St. Louis.
Ten area restaurants and caterers are stepping back in time this Saturday, March 8. They’ll be preparing Civil War-era dishes from the North and South as part of The Mariners’ Museum’s “History Bites: A Food-Tasting of Historical Proportions.”