Reed’s Bridge preservation effort: Chickamauga 2013 almost complete!

With all the activity of late, I almost forgot to highlight a preservation effort by the Civil War Trust at Chickamauga.  The effort targets 109 acres around the site of Reed’s Bridge, where the battle’s first actions took place on September 18, 1863.  As the historical articles on the Trust’s site indicate, this was anContinue reading “Reed’s Bridge preservation effort: Chickamauga 2013 almost complete!”

Cool Springs Battlefield preservation: A win all around

From the Civil War Trust: Commonwealth of Virginia, Civil War Trust and Shenandoah University Announce Public-Private Partnership to Protect Cool Spring Battlefield Former golf course will become outdoor classroom offering university students hands-on experience in outdoor leadership and education, history and environmental studies; public will retain access to scenic property (Clarke County, Va.) – ThisContinue reading “Cool Springs Battlefield preservation: A win all around”

Unearthing history at Moore’s Mill battlefield

Let me step back a bit, maybe a good bit, from the South Carolina stuff today. Time for some more news of Trans-Mississippi. From the Fulton (Missouri) Sun: Unearthing history Weekend dig in Calwood uncovers troop placement during Moore’s Mill Calwood — As Mike Kisling and Westminster student Chris Leonard dig for treasure through theContinue reading “Unearthing history at Moore’s Mill battlefield”