Category Archives: Civil War Sesquicentennial

Battle of First Bull Run -150th Anniversary

Today is the 150th anniversary of the first large scale battle of the American Civil War -First Bull Run – or as those friends of mine in the south would call it – First Manassas. Prior to this battle, many … Continue reading

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Herdegen Named Chairman of Wisconsin Sesquicentennial Commission

It seems every state that was a stakeholder in the Civil War has made announcements regarding sesquicentennial activities.  Wisconsin is taking it seriously.  They have appointed historian and author, Lance Herdegen, as chairman of the Wisconsin Sesquicentennial Commission.  Herdegen authored … Continue reading

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