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...
Mosby’s Famous Fairfax Raid

Mosby’s Famous Fairfax Raid

The Fairfax Raid by Mort Kunstler As 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...
Horses and the Civil War

Horses and the Civil War

Rooney Lee During the tour of the historic Farley plantation last Saturday, our guide Clark “Bud” Hall talked about Gen. Robert E. Lee’s son, Fitzhugh “Rooney” Lee and his horse “Frantic,” both of whom participated in the...
The Great Train Raid event

The Great Train Raid event

I started the Memorial Day weekend as I try to do every year, by placing flags on Veteran’s graves at Evergreen Cemetery in Gettysburg. Buried there are veterans of every war, including many from the Civil War. I seem to get assigned a different section every...
Heritage Day book signing in Purcellville

Heritage Day book signing in Purcellville

I didn’t take many photos at my book signing in Virginia on Saturday, but I sure had a great time! The event was Purcellville Heritage Day, an old-fashioned country fair that included a Civil War theme this year in commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the...
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