A Maryland-based group associated with the Ku Klux Klan is holding a rally at the Gettysburg battlefield on June 28.The Traditional Rebel Knights gathering will include at least 15 klansmen … Read Entire Article
The skull of a Civil War solider is expected to auctioned Tuesday in what is believed by some to be the first sale of its kind. Read Entire Article
Gettysburg National Military Park’s archival and museum collections are now available in the web catalog.
“Patriotism ran high around here.” That is how Ken Turner of Franklin Township sees the local involvement in the Civil War. Read Entire Article
Villanova University’s Falvey Library owns a military frock coat that once belonged to William Tecumseh Sherman. The coat is currently on loan to Philadelphia’s Union League as part of its “Philadelphia 1864, The Year of Decision” exhibit.
You know you’ve arrived in the ranks of Gettysburg battlefield buffs when they tell you about the Confederate mass burial trench on Culp’s Hill, which saw fierce fighting 150 years ago. Read Entire Article
After 32 battles, Union Gen. Alexander Hays’ luck ran out in rural Virginia 150 years ago today. He was shot in the head and died a few hours later. Read Entire Article
The National Civil War Museum, Reservoir Park, Harrisburg, will hold half-price days 10 a.m.-4 p.m. May 3 and noon-4 p.m. May 4.The event is sponsored by The Hershey Company. Read Entire Article