Battles of Mobile Bay, Petersburg, memorialized on Civil War Forever Stamps today
Two of the most important ... the Civil War Sesquicentennial Forever stamp series in 2011 with the Fort Sumter and Battle of Bull Run Forever stamps. In 2012, stamps memorializing the Battles of Antietam and New Orleans were issued. The battles of ...
13 Photos of Battle Reenactments From the 150th Anniversary of Gettysburg
GETTYSBURG ... battle of the American Civil War. About 200,000 people are expected to visit this crossroads town in south-central Pennsylvania over a 10-day period starting Friday to commemorate the Battle of Gettysburg, which took place July 1-3, 1863.
Interactive Gettysburg: Using Modern Mapping Tools for a New Look at the Historical Battle
Seeing how Gettysburg played out on a map can help us understand why, in the end ... the mechanics of the battle is not the same as understanding the war and its aftermath. As Yoni Appelbaum wrote for The Atlantic's commemorative Civil War issue about ...
Gettysburg: Theme-park thrills or the power of history?
It is the site of a magnificent national military park commemorating the largest battle of the Civil War ... important role in this conflict that engaged a total of more than 3 million soldiers and sailors in four years of fighting. Whenever I visit ...
A Cutting-Edge Second Look at the Battle of Gettysburg
The technological limits of surveillance during the American Civil War dictated ... the course of the battle, July 1 – 3, 1863. Panoramic views from strategic viewpoints show what commanders could – and could not – see at decisive moments, and ...