Tag Archives: American History

REMINDER: Battle of Old Washington this weekend! Nov 2-3

For more information on this event: “Civil War Weekend,” at Historic Washington State Park in Washington. 9 am-5 pm. $10/adult. http://www.historicwashingtonstatepark.com Advertisements

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REMINDER: Battle of Old Washington, Nov 2-3

For more information on this event: “Civil War Weekend,” at Historic Washington State Park in Washington. 9 am-5 pm. $10/adult. http://www.historicwashingtonstatepark.com

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Battle of the Mississinewa this weekend! Oct 11-13

Event location: 7 miles north of Marion, Indiana and 13 miles south of Wabash, Indiana on State Road 15. Battle of the Mississinewa, War of 1812 Battle Site. Event Dates: Held annually in October.  This year’s dates:  October 11-13, 2013. … Continue reading

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NEW EVENT: Battle of Old Washington, Nov 2-3

WASHINGTON, Ark. — With the Civil War capture of Little Rock by Union forces in 1863, Arkansas’s state government relocated to the Southwest Arkansas town of Washington, where it used the 1836 Hempstead County Courthouse as its new capitol. Confederate troops encamped … Continue reading

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REMINDER: Battle of the Mississinewa Oct 11-13

Today, the location is the site of Mississinewa 1812, the largest War of 1812 reenactment in the United States, which is held every October. The annual festival draws thousands of visitors from all over the world. In 2004, a large … Continue reading

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REMINDER: Battle of Chickamauga this weekend! Sept 20-22

For more information and registration on this event go to:http://150thanniversarychickamauga.com/index.html Saturday, September 21, 2013 10:00 a.m.  Cavalry Battle around Crawfish Springs 4:00 p.m.  Battle for Vinard Farm 8:00 p.m. Cleburne’s Night Assault Sunday, September 22, 2013 2:00 p.m.  Longstreet’s Breakthrough, … Continue reading

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REMINDER: Battle of Chickamauga Sept 20-22

The Battle of Chickamauga, fought September 19–20, 1863, marked the end of a Union offensive in southeastern Tennessee and northwestern Georgia called the Chickamauga Campaign. The battle was the most significant Union defeat in the Western Theatre of the American Civil War and involved the second highest … Continue reading

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NEW EVENT: Battle of Chickamauga Sept 20-22

The Battle of Chickamauga, fought September 19–20, 1863,[1] marked the end of a Union offensive in southeastern Tennessee and northwestern Georgia called the Chickamauga Campaign. The battle was the most significant Union defeat in the Western Theatre of the American Civil War and involved the second highest … Continue reading

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An Arkansas 4th of July

This year we started the Fourth of July Celebration with a bang. About 11 Colonial Militia confronted 3 of King George’s best troops at about 2:00pm before a crowd of nearly 150 spectators. It was a real shoot ‘em up. … Continue reading

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Sacred Ground 30

I would be indigent if I didn’t recount the story of Sgt. Richard Rowland Kirkland. I have read about him many times. One article referred to him as the Angel of Marye’s Heights. Sgt. Kirkland was in the 2nd South … Continue reading

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