The National Parks Service is offering free tours of the Stones River National Cemetery this summer.The hour-long “Hallowed Ground” tours are conducted by a park ranger and take place by lantern light. Read Entire Article
If you’ve been to the National Park Service’s Chancellorsville Battlefield Visitor Center in the past, what you’ll see there now is like night and day compared to its old self. Read Entire Article
Smoke rising from two areas of the Richmond National Battlefield Park over the next week will not be the work of overzealous Civil War re-enactors. 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
As a former park service law enforcement officer with a degree in biology, the new superintendent of the Gettysburg National Military Park and Eisenhower Historic Site 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
We are pleased to announce that an Environmental Assessment (EA) for resource preservation and visitor interpretation of Bloody Hill at Wilson’s Creek National Battlefield is now available for a 30-day public review and comment period.
“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. Read Entire Article