Monthly Archives: May 2014

The 1864 Overland Campaign Remembered (4)

At 9 pm on Saturday evening May 24, 2014,Taps rang out at the National Cemetery in Fredericksburg. This was an echo of other sites across the nation that in 1864 were deeply wounded by the losses of the 1864 Overland … Continue reading

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The 1864 Overland Campaign Remembered (3)

Sunday, May 11th While most folks were home celebrating Mother’s Day, an intrepid group of 90 people went on a long 6.5 mile hike to explore the hidden sights of the Spotsylvania battlefield. We explored the lesser known, but important … Continue reading

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The 1864 Overland Campaign Remembered (2)

I am quickly adding some photos from Sunday, 4 May to this collection of the National Park Service (NPS) events on the 1864 Overland Campaign.  I start with the morning bus tour that focused on looking at the Union armies … Continue reading

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The 1864 Overland Campaign Remembered

I am expanding from my usual focus on the Battle of Fredericksburg. As a volunteer to the National Park Service (NPS) I am assisting in the NPS remembrance of the 1864 Overland Campaign and its focus on the battles of … Continue reading

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