For the last stretch of sesquicentennial blogging… what do you want to see?

I don’t think we can put a mark on the calendar and say “This is when the Sesquicentennial of the Civil War Ends.”  But at the same time, the surrenders of key armies in Virginia and North Carolina is generally recognized as the point of closure.  As such, my project focused on 150th blogging willContinue reading “For the last stretch of sesquicentennial blogging… what do you want to see?”

Petersburg 150th Events

Petersburg National Battlefield has posted their 2015 schedule of events.  These include a good number sesquicentennial observances.  Some of those which caught my eye, as specifically timed to 150th events: 150th Anniversary of The Battle of Hatcher’s Run Date: Thursday, February 5, 2015, 3:00 pm Location: Five Forks Contact Station, 9840 Courthouse Road, Dinwiddie, VAContinue reading “Petersburg 150th Events”

16th Annual Civil War Seminar at Longwood University: Three days in March!

This year will mark the 150th anniversary of the Appomattox Campaign, which brought the Civil War through Farmville, Virginia and eventually to Appomattox.  So it is fitting that Appomattox Court House National Historic Place and Longwood University pull out all the stops for their 16th Annual Civil War Seminar – three days of top speakersContinue reading “16th Annual Civil War Seminar at Longwood University: Three days in March!”