Commemorating the 155th Anniversary of the Battle of Chancellorsville

Our historian-in-residence, Chris Mackowski, took part in an exciting two-day event to help commemorate the 155th anniversary of the battle of Chancellorsville earlier this week. Chris, along with several fellow historians from Emerging Civil War, joined Kris White and Garry Adelman from the Civil War Trust and Beth Parnicza and Pete Maugle from the National Park Service for a series of Facebook LIVE broadcasts.

From Emerging Civil War, Dan Davis, Ryan Quint, Steward Henderson, and Edward Alexander joined in. So …

 

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!…