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  1. JPK Huson 1863

    Dunker Church Stands Sentinel, September 1862

    There's an image more famous than this of Dunker Church, on Antietam's battlefield. Dead men sprawled nearby make it eerie. Men killed in war in proximity to a place dedicated ( among other things ) to a non-violent existence with each other a jarring reminder maybe the Dunkers had it right...
  2. Belle Montgomery

    Discussion 40 Civil War Sites Are Featured In New Missouri Passport Book

    MISSOURI - 40 Missouri civil war battle sites are featured in a new passport book encouraging Show-Me-State tours. Historically significant civil war sites were chosen by the Fry's Lyon Foundation for the passports. The Fry's Lyon Foundation is a non-profit educational foundation dedicated to...
  3. Belle Montgomery

    New App maps more than 100 Civil War battlefield sites

    App maps more than 100 Civil War battlefield sites Mary Pickels | Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018, 3:03 p.m. The American Battlefield Trust has released a free smartphone app to help orient visitors - onsite or at home - as they explore the nation’s Civil War battlefields. Email Newsletters Sign up...
  4. USS ALASKA

    Petersburg National Battlefield

    National Park Foundation donates land to battlefield By Contributed Report Posted Mar 10, 2018 at 2:01 AM PETERSBURG — The National Park Foundation and the National Park Service announced in early March the donation of a 3.7-acre tract of land to Petersburg National Battlefield near Poplar...
  5. USS ALASKA

    CWTrust Volunteers sought to clean up S.C. battlefields, historic sites during Park Day

    Volunteers sought to clean up S.C. battlefields, historic sites during Park Day Special to The T&D Mar 11, 2018 WASHINGTON, D.C. - This spring, South Carolina volunteers will aid in the maintenance and restoration of numerous sites as part of Park Day, the Civil War Trust’s annual hands-on...
  6. USS ALASKA

    Gettysburg National Military Park plans prescribed fires

    For those with travel plans... Gettysburg National Military Park plans prescribed fires in the southern portion of the battlefield in late March or April ADAMS COUNTY, Pa.– Gettysburg National Military Park fire managers are preparing for a prescribed fire on two days from late March to late...
  7. USS ALASKA

    Victory for battlefield preservation: 13.5 acres added to historic Civil War site

    Victory for battlefield preservation: 13.5 acres added to historic Civil War site Staff Reports Mar 2, 2018 NEW MARKET — Today the Shenandoah Valley Battlefields Foundation announced the preservation of 13.5 acres of core battlefield at New Market – the first step of a...
  8. USS ALASKA

    CWTrust Fort Donelson gains 11 acres from Civil War Trust donation

    Fort Donelson gains 11 acres from Civil War Trust donation DOVER, Tenn. — Fort Donelson National Battlefield is one of three Civil War sites in the state to land donations to help preserve battlefields. The Tennessee Historical Commission and Tennessee Wars Commission recently announced awards...
  9. JohnW.

    Angels of the Battlefield: Catholic Sisters as Civil War Nurses

    By Renee Standera, 12-15-13 'They comforted the dying. Nursed the wounded. Carried hope to the imprisoned. Gave in his name a drink of water to the thirsty."-Inscription on the Nuns of the Battlefield Monument, Washington, D.C. When civil war divided the United States, among those...
  10. unicornforge

    Manassas battlefield: How much of it was marshy?

    Many years ago, I was with a reenactment group during their month-of-March training weekend. The horses were sinking up to their pasterns into the soft wet ground, and the cold water was seeping up through my groundcloths. Therefor my question is, how much of the battlefield was marshy during...
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