About 149 years ago today, thousands of people from around the country descended on Appomattox dressed in uniforms of blue and gray. Read Entire Article
Don Dodson’s relic and metal detector store is a mini-museum of Civil War artifacts—bullets, guns, cannonballs—many of them found near this town where Union and Confederate armies once fought. Read Entire Article
In one of the worst atrocities during a war filled with horrors, Confederate Major Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest’s troops “cruelly butchered every colored soldier they could lay hands upon,” the Tribune reported. Read Entire Article
“Give ‘em Hell, 54!” As 600 soldiers of the 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry march to attack the Confederate-held Fort Wagner in South Carolina in 1863, Read Entire Article
The Arkansas Civil War Sesquicentennial Commission has awarded $8,050 in grants for events commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Civil War.
The 150th anniversary of the Battle of Paducah, March 25, 1864, will be commemorated in two events at the Lloyd Tilghman House and Civil War Museum Read Entire Article
As Franklin gears up for the thousands of visitors who will trek to Williamson County for the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Franklin, volunteers are needed to get one of the city’s Civil War sites in tip-top shape. Read…