The Civil War in Color Series – Gettysburg Veterans

Battle of Gettysburg Reunion of 1913 From June 29 to July 6, 1913, 50 years after the Battle of Gettysburg, Union and Confederate flags flew side by side when more than 50,000 Civil War veterans converged on Gettysburg, Pennsylvania for a grand reunion.   The...

Abraham Lincoln and Black Easter

In 1865, Good Friday, the day that commemorates Christ’s crucifixion, fell on April 14th.    As we all know, Abraham Lincoln was shot on Good Friday, April 14, 1865.  He died on Saturday, April 15th, and the nation mourned his death on Easter...