All 27 crew members on the USS Narcissus died when the venerable steam tug sank during a violent winter storm in January 1866 off the coast of Florida. Read Entire Article
In just 32 months, the Civil War Trust has reached the original goal of “Our Time, Our Legacy,” its ambitious $40 million fundraising campaign for the war’s sesquicentennial, the nonprofit group said Thursday.
The ever-expanding Virginia Landmarks Register has some additions, including a 142-acre farmstead in Rockingham County and a grand hotel in Virginia Beach. Read Entire Article
Some 150 years ago, Confederate and Federal troops dug into the mountains and ridges just north of Dalton and lobbed artillery shells at each other across Mill Creek Gap. Read Entire Article
The South Side Depot, an historic train station that was a key factor in the city’s survival during the nearly 10-month siege of Petersburg Read Entire Article
Two historic downtown buildings may be given a second life and could generate revenue for the city through tourism and a kick back in taxes. Read Entire Article
Sen. Richard T. Moore, D-Uxbridge, announced the availability of matching funds for the preservation of historic objects, sites and document collections significant to the history of the Civil War. Read Entire Article
The Massachusetts Sesquicentennial Commission of the Civil War is now accepting applications for matching funds to be used toward the preservation of historic objects, sites and document collections that are significant to the history of the Civil War. Read Entire…