Monday, November 24, 2014

American Civil War. . . some recent news items

Children of Civil War Veterans Still Walk Among Us
150 Years After the War — To their living sons and daughters, the soldiers in blue and gray are flesh and blood, not distant figures in history books.

Medal Of Honor
For American
Civil War Hero

A distant cousin of Union Army Lt Alonzo H Cushing pushed Congress to see the military honour bestowed on her ancestor.

Virginia couple
find Civil War
graffiti in home

If walls could talk. . .

Historians and Preservation Groups Announce Landmark National Campaign to Save Revolutionary War Battlefields
Dubbed 'Campaign of 1776,' new initiative led by Civil War Trust will focus on preservation and interpretation of the hallowed battlefields where a young America was forged

Texas Tech Edition

After 50 years, Gettysburg's
Soldiers National Museum to Shut its Doors

After Five Decades of Showcasing Civil War History, the Famous Soldiers National Museum will Hold an Auction for its Wartime Relics

McAuliffe accepts Sailor’s Creek, High Bridge land from
Civil War Trust

Sunken treasure: Civil War-era perfume resurrected for
modern senses

Hawaii soldier who fought in the Civil War
finally honored

Recognition comes 137 years later

Civil War soldiers identified,
names added to memorial

350 soldiers previously unknown
have been identified

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