Changes and New Views at Gettysburg

Yesterday on our trip up for Easter, we stopped for a few hours at Gettysburg.  I tend to get up that way at least once every few months, but in the time since my last visit there were a few changes to the park. First off, Powers Hill is open so visitors can take inContinue reading “Changes and New Views at Gettysburg”

Civil War Studies and the Digital (R)Evolution Seminar

From the Spirit of Jefferson (West Virginia): Seminar’s goal: Bring the Civil War into the 21st century CHARLES TOWN – Though the Civil is 150 years behind us, fresh details about the conflict are emerging every day thanks to new technologies, explains an expert from Charles Town’s online American Public University System. “New tools areContinue reading “Civil War Studies and the Digital (R)Evolution Seminar”

Blazing a trail to where Sherman blazed Atlanta: Georgia Civil War Heritage Trails

Marker news this morning.  The Atlanta Campaign is a year out in terms of sesquicentennial, but there are efforts in Georgia to provide new interpretation for the sites related to the campaign in advance of the anniversary. The Georgia Civil War Heritage Trails system is populating it’s Atlanta Campaign trail complete with new wayside markersContinue reading “Blazing a trail to where Sherman blazed Atlanta: Georgia Civil War Heritage Trails”