Carolyn Ivanoff will discuss her recent book on the 17th Connecticut Infantry and the first-hand accounts that make the regiment’s story at Gettysburg come to life. This is a free, non-ticketed event and will be held in the Battlefield Overlook Event Center.
Confederation of Union Generals Civil War Living History Encampment for the Gettysburg 160th Anniversary in Unity Park on Saturday July 1st and Sunday July 2nd. Join in for free first person living history programs every 30 minutes 11am-8:30pm both days. Hear from the people who lived the Civil War and immerse yourself in history!
Join the Gettysburg Foundation at the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center for an “after-hours” program on the Gettysburg Cyclorama. Area residents and visitors are invited to experience An Evening with the Painting for an exclusive, close-up look at the historic painting, a presentation combining history, art and preservation. Licensed Battlefield Guide, author and historian
Join Gene Barr for a special presentation on his book "A Civil War Captain and His Lady: Love, Courtship, and Combat from Fort Donelson through the Vicksburg Campaign." Hear the story of Josiah Moore, the captain of CO. F, 17th Illinois, and Jennie Lindsay, a woman from one of Peoria's most prominent families. Three years
In fleshing out the lives of our ancestors or a specific historical event, the newspapers of the day are an often-overlooked resource. Learn the most up-to-date strategies for finding and searching these local and national publications with ACHS Historian Tim Smith. Tickets are now available at: https://tinyurl.com/49mfapsb. Tickets are $10/members and $25/non-members. Please note that a
The Battle of Antietam, fought in and around Sharpsburg, Maryland, on September 17, 1862, was the bloodiest day in American history, but its horrendous effect on area civilians is rarely discussed. Steven Cowie's When Hell Came to Sharpsburg rectifies this oversight. By the time the battle ended, more than 23,000 men had been killed, wounded,
Battle of France Events, presents '1939/40 Phoney War', hosted by Wheels of Liberation. This historical battle reenactment and living history event will present the unique European countries in World War 2, prior to the US involvement. Living historians will tell the story of the chaotic beginning of the conflict that lead to one of the