Landmark Civil War museum holding auction

Landmark Civil War museum holding auction

The Lincoln-Douglas Debate display.If anyone is going to be near Gettysburg, Pa., on Saturday, you might want to stop by the American Civil War Wax Museum on Steinwehr Avenue, where they will be auctioning off old wax figures along with other items that made up their...
A reluctant romance after the Civil War

A reluctant romance after the Civil War

Happy Valentine’s Day! This is my fifth post on love stories and letters from the Civil War. SARAH MORGAN and FRANCIS DAWSON   Sarah Morgan The romance between Francis Warrington Dawson and Sarah Morgan was an affair of the heart that took place after the...
Mosby’s Famous Fairfax Raid

Mosby’s Famous Fairfax Raid

The Fairfax Raid by Mort KunstlerAs I told everyone on my Facebook Fan Page, I will be doing a book signing in Fairfax on March 9, as part of the city’s reenactment and commemoration of Confederate John S. Mosby’s renowned raid during the Civil War.On the night...
Happy Birthday John Mosby

Happy Birthday John Mosby

JOHN MOSBYNo name in the annals of the Civil War conjures up a more gallant, romantic and awe-inspiring image than that of Confederate Colonel John Singleton Mosby of Virginia. The epitome of the Southern cavalier, Colonel Mosby was a charismatic officer whose small...
Civil War connection to Thanksgiving

Civil War connection to Thanksgiving

For many, Thanksgiving conjures images of Pilgrims and Indians sitting around a large table dining on turkey and pumpkin pie. While it’s true the new arrivals to America did feast with the Native Americans in the fall of 1621 – the reason we celebrate...
 

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