While you are marching Lee’s Retreat, also follow the march of Civil Rights

For those of use tracing the Appomattox Campaign “on the road” these are familiar stops: But at several places along that same route, we see trail-blazes and markers of another sort: I’ve mentioned the Civil Rights in Education Heritage Trail a few times before.  That marker series highlights sites across southern Virginia which have significanceContinue reading “While you are marching Lee’s Retreat, also follow the march of Civil Rights”

Join me in Farmville!

A reminder, the 16th Annual Civil War Seminar, hosted by Appomattox Court House National Historic Place and Longwood University, in Farmville, starts this evening.  This seminar will be larger than those of the past.  The events, spread across three days, focus on 1865 events… and quite a number local to the Farmville-Appomattox area. I’ll be TweetingContinue reading “Join me in Farmville!”