In one what official termed an “incredible blessing” in the ongoing campaign to preserve Franklin’s Civil War battlefields, the nonprofit groups Franklin’s Charge and the Battle of Franklin Trust agreed to purchase property adjacent to the Carter House on Columbia…
Five of Reid Lovell’s ancestors fought and survived the cannon blasts and gunfire that raged during the Battle of Franklin on Nov. 30, 1864. Read Entire Article
Nearly 31 acres of Missionary Ridge land, steeped in Chattanooga’s bloody Civil War history, should soon be in the protective hands of the people of Tennessee if current plans remain on track. Read Entire Article
Civil War veterans in the General John A. Logan Post 97 Grand Army of the Republic of Auburn, led by post Commander Charles A. Mayers… Read Entire Article
Sales from a commemorative liquor bottle featuring an image of New Hampshire’s Old Man of the Mountain have generated more than $66,000 to help preserve the Hall of Flags in the State House. Read Entire Article
The Mariners’ Museum has resumed work to conserve and restore the USS Monitor’s turrent and other large artifacts from the Civil War ironclad. Read Entire Article
The state’s oldest Civil War-era monument, which sits on the lawn of the Walton County Courthouse, has been refurbished. Read Entire Article
At a news conference and ceremony this morning, National Park Service (NPS) Northeast Regional Director Mike Caldwell officially accepted the transfer of 49 acres of hallowed ground into Fredericksburg & Spotsylvania National Military Park.