The American Civil War in a Global Context is the focus of a conference that will be held on Saturday, May 31, 2014, at the Center for the Arts on the Fairfax campus of George Mason University.
A collection of letters written by a famous Civil War general is being donated to his western New York hometown. The Daily News of Batavia reports that 13 military letters written by Gen. Emory Upton…
Schofield was born 29 September 1831 in Gerry, Chautauqua County, New York. When he was just 12 his father, a Baptist minister, took the family to Freeport, Illinois. After being educated in the public schools Schofield received an appointment to West Point.
Thursday, March 6 1862
ARMY ARKANSAS ADVENTURE AGGRAVATING
Union forces under Samuel Curtis had pushed all Confederate military out of Missouri. Sterling Price, head of the evicted forces, invited Gen. Earl Van Dorn to join with him to reverse this unpleasantness.
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.
The 14th annual Civil War re-enactment, sponsored by the Visions In Time Foundation and the Vista Antique Gas and Steam Museum, is back all weekend long in Vista. Historians, entertainers, food vendors, merchants and hundreds of participants in the Civil War re-enactment will converge on the museum grounds.
A number of activities are planned this year to commemorate the anniversary of the 1862 Civil War Battle of New Bern.The New Bern Historical Society, Tryon Palace and the Family History Society of Eastern North Carolina are the host organizations.