Sesquicentennial Observation: The last great surge for Civil War battlefield preservation… why?

During the last four years, as I “walked and talked” the Civil War sesquicentennial, there were many observations which I rolled about at the pace of my footsteps.  A post-sesquicentennial objective of mine is to fill some of those out and share here as blog posts.  One of those is already up.  Today I’ll continueContinue reading “Sesquicentennial Observation: The last great surge for Civil War battlefield preservation… why?”

Reverberations: NPS takes the 1864 Sesqui on the road

A remark I over-heard , and I may not have this exact, from one of the rangers during the recent Spotsylvania 150th events- “Fifty years from now, many will be in awe of what we did in the sesquicentennial.”  That sums it up better than I could in a thousand blog posts. And the NationalContinue reading “Reverberations: NPS takes the 1864 Sesqui on the road”