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MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama and Mississippi closed most government offices Monday, April 24th, for Confederate Memorial Day as efforts have stalled to abolish state holidays that honor the old Confederacy.
Born December 25, 1821, in North Oxford, Massachusetts, Clara Barton was the fifth child of Stephen and Sarah Barton. After an early career in teaching, Clara moved to Washington, D.C., and worked at the U.S. Patent Office. She was one of the first women to work for the federal government.
As legal heir to the Grand Army of the Republic (GAR), preservation of GAR memorials is one of the most important purposes of the SUVCW. The purpose of this program is to physically search out, inspect, and catalog each and every GAR memorial that can be found.
YORK, Pa. – (AP) A Civil War artillery shell was found Wednesday at Gettysburg National Military Park, according to a news release.
During my 30years, I have attended many events, reenactments, and speaking engagements. On January 21, 2023, I was honored to walk on new ground.
Nearly half of the Medals of Honor that have been distributed since the award’s inception in 1862 were bestowed for actions during the Civil War.
By the 1860’s most Surgeons knew that a tourniquet was the preferred method to stop major bleeding and prevent patients from bleeding out. They also knew that closing up a bullet wound by cauterizing it was a bad idea.
CLEARFIELD, Pa. (AP) — The court-ordered release of a trove of government photos, videos, maps and other documents involving the FBI’s secretive search for Civil War-era gold has a treasure hunter more convinced than ever of a coverup — and just as determined to prove it.
CULPEPER, Va. (AP) — The remains of a Confederate general unearthed from beneath a monument at the center of a Virginia intersection have been reinterred at a cemetery in his hometown.
Gettysburg, Pa. — Join the Gettysburg Foundation at the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center Saturday, Feb 18, 2023, at 4 p.m. for an “after-hours” program on the Gettysburg Cyclorama. Area residents and visitors are invited to experience An Evening with the Painting…
As the calendar turned to 2023, the American Battlefield Trust paused to reflect on a year of much-anticipated preservation victories, record-setting digital engagement, industry-leading advocacy efforts and a collaborative commitment to producing innovative educational products and pathways…
FRANKLIN, TENN.— Artist Alan Buck was so inspired and motivated by his guided tour of the Lotz House he designed and built a miniature facade of the historic home which was originally built by Johann Albert Lotz from 1855 To 1858.
The first metallic bone saw blades were introduced about 3500 BC using copper.
TUSKEGEE, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama judge has paved the way for officials to remove a Confederate monument placed a century ago at the center of a historic, majority-Black city as part of a “park for white people.”
The Confederate Monument at Arlington Cemetery, now under review, is the work of a generation unlike our own. Removing it would rob Americans of an exquisite artistic achievement, and deny us an opportunity to ponder our history.
Deep wounds of the arm, leg, chest, and abdomen presented often-impossible problems for Civil War Surgeons. One of the only instruments available for seizing and holding displaced or severed arteries was the sharp, slender hook called a tenaculum.
NEW YORK (AP) — Before turning against the U.S. military to command the Confederate army, Robert E. Lee served as the superintendent of West Point, the hallowed military academy that produced patriots like Ulysses S. Grant, Douglas MacArthur and Dwight Eisenhower.
On a sunbaked hill in Virginia in June 1863, nearly 19,000 mounted soldiers clashed in the largest one-day cavalry battle in the history of the United States. Precipitated by the Confederate victory at Chancellorsville a little over a month before, the Battle of Brandy Station was the openin…