- Judge Orders Sale Of Slavery Museum Land
By Scott C. Boyd
FREDERICKSBURG, Va. – In what may be the beginning of the end of the 12-year history of the National Slavery Museum, a circuit court judge on Sept. 25 ordered that the never-built museum’s 38.165 acres be sold at public auction to pay long overdue real estate taxes.
- Rain, Scenery Create A Chickamauga 150th Event To Remember
By Gregory L. Wade
CHICKAMAUGA, Ga. — The 150th Battle of Chickamauga hosted approximately 6,000 reenactors and several thousand spectators on the battle’s anniversary in bucolic McLemore’s Cove at a farm virtually untouched by modern intrusion.
- Kennesaw Battle Park Movie Debuts
By Joe Kirby
MARIETTA, Ga. – The Battle of Kennesaw Mountain is explained and retold with unprecedented realism and accuracy in a new 35-minute film showing at the Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park Visitor Center and keyed to tie in with the Civil War Sesquicentennial.
- Civil War Gear Inspires Veteran To Invent Modern Equipment
By Nancy Jennis Olds
GETTYSBURG, Pa. — Reenactor James Cragg, who took part in the Gettysburg Anniversary Committee’s 150th anniversary reenactment, has made a business of understanding the Civil War.
Stephen Davis Sees Increase In Western Theater Studies
A decade ago I reviewed Richard McMurry’s The Fourth Battle of Winchester, in which the author argues that the Civil War was decided in the Western Theater.
Civil War News is a current events monthly newspaper published by Kathryn Jorgensen. She and her late husband Peter were community newspaper publishers,
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