Proclamation by Governor Curtin

PENNSYLVANIA INVASION.; Two Military Departments Formed In the State, Under the Command of Gens. Couch and Brooks. PROCLAMATION BY GOVERNOR CURTIN. PROCLAMATION OF GOV. CURTIN. Published: June 13, 1863; Dispatch of 6/12/1864 HARRISBURGH, Friday, June 12. Gen. COUCH...

National History Day in Pa

Recently I had the opportunity to judge at the Pennsylvania State National History Day Competition at Millersville University.  What a great couple of days!  It was exciting walking around campus seeing students talking about history.  There were students dressed as...

PA Civil War 150th Road Show

Here is an old press release that I found and thought I’d share from the PA Civil War 150th committee. In 2011, the Pennsylvania Civil War Road Show will travel to 22 counties across the state to share the incredible personal stories of Pennsylvania’s men,...

PA Civil War 150 Website

The Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission (also on Twitter @phmc) launched a new website dedicated to the 150th anniversary of the Civil War and the role Pennsylvania played in that war.  In addition to the new website, the commission also announced that there...

Pa Civil War Trails, Google Earth and Gigapan

I’m starting to use Google Earth more and more these days for different projects and presentations.  So in addition to previous posts related to Google Earth, I was looking around for some resources today and happened onto the Pennsylvania Civil War Trails...