Historian-in-Residence Helps Commemorate Battle Anniversary

from Chris

I had the chance this week to participate in a special commemoration of the 155th anniversary of the battle of Fredericksburg (Dec. 11-13, 1862). The Civil War Trust held a series of Facebook LIVE events, co-hosted by the National Park Service and Emerging Civil War. Dan Davis and I represented ECW in the two days of events. What a fantastic treat it was to be on the field with historians Frank O’Reilly, Kris White, Garry Adleman, Don Pfanz, …

 

Celebrating Battlefield Preservation

Civil War Trust eventStevenson Ridge was pleased to recently host the┬áCivil War Trust, the nation’s largest battlefield preservation organization. The Trust was in Fredericksburg for the weekend of October 12-15, 2017, for their annual Color Bearers event. On Friday evening, they came to Stevenson Ridge for tours of the earthworks, a reception, and an awards dinner. It was exciting to have America’s premier battlefield preservation group spend some time with us on our battlefield here at Spotsylvania Court House!…