In 1892, Mary Ann Harris Gay of Decatur published “Life in Dixie During the War.” It was acclaimed as an extraordinary personal account of a Southern woman’s struggles during the Civil War. Read Entire Article
More than 150 years after battles in and around Chattanooga, and four-to-six months since the sesquicentennial of those battles, the Civil War continues to make its mark on the consciousness of the Scenic City. Read Entire Article
The CSS Neuse is a rare piece of Civil War history – a remarkably intact ironclad ship freed 50 years ago from the Neuse River. Now the state’s archaeologists are going back for more. Read Entire Article
One-hundred-and-fifty years ago a U.S. Army surgeon from Oswego clung to life in a disgusting basement cell of one of the most infamous prisons in American history, his body ravaged by disease and cold. Read Entire Article
State archivists will be on hand this week at the Museum Center at Five Points to digitally record Civil War memorabilia presented by local residents. Read Entire Article
The Civil War Trust is seeking volunteers from across Virginia to help clean and restore 16 battlefield sites in the state. The spring cleaning is part of Park Day, a nationwide effort on April 5. Read Entire Article
Clark was born 17 April 1802 in Madison County, Kentucky. He studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1824 then set up a practice in Fayette, Missouri.
Monday, March 10 1862 OFFICER OPTICS OFFENSIVELY OCCLUDED In the aftermath of the battle between the Monitor and the Merrimac, the captains of both vessels were under medical care for (relatively) minor wounds suffered in the battle.