Archive for January, 2011

“To Prevent the Effusion of Blood” The Arsenal Crisis of 1861 10:00— MacArthur Museum of Arkansas Military History 503 E. …Read the Rest

The following memorial dates have been designated by the African-American Civil War Memorial Freedom Foundation’s charter organization the Sons & …Read the Rest

Saturday, January 28, 2012 Seminar: Why Commemorate the Civil War? Old State House – Little Rock, Arkansas 9:30 a.m. – …Read the Rest

African American Civil War Memorial & Museum

U.S.C.T. Memorial located in Washington, D.C. Did you know that . . . . many African American soldiers changed their …Read the Rest

Two Forts Open

January 16, 2011

Two Forts Open PINEVILLE, La. — Forts Randolph & Buhlow State Historic Site in downtown Pineville opened Nov. 18. The …Read the Rest

University of Mississippi Puts Civil War Documents Collection Online One of the latest Civil War documents collections to be placed …Read the Rest

Confederate Cemetery – Nashville

This crude unhewn piece of everlasting granite is here to mark the resting peace of manly men.  Men like it, …Read the Rest

April 30 & May 1, 2010 – 148th Anniversary of the Battle of Chalk Bluff – North of Piggott, Arkansas …Read the Rest

Confederate Soldiers’ Home – Nashville

After the Civil War, many soldiers struggled with poverty, mental health issues, and physcial disabilities.  The federal government, along with …Read the Rest

Howel A. “Doc” Rayburn

January 10, 2011
Howel A. “Doc” Rayburn

Howel A. “Doc” Rayburn Rayburn enlisted as a Private in Comp. “C”, 12th Texas. Cavalry Regt.  In 1862 enroute to …Read the Rest