Stirring Battlefield Interpretation In Richmond: A Tour of Hallowed Ground By The Civil War Trust

June 2012
National Parks Traveler;6/22/2012, p1
The article offers information on the special events in the annual meeting of Civil War Trust, in Richmond Virginia. It states that there was a guided tour to Gaines Mill battlefield and there was inspiring interpretation of the battle. The trust members were in for a rare treat as they toured a 285 acre private parcel that the organization is raising funds to buy. It states that 150,000 dollars need to be raised to preserve this battlefield. It mentions that the U.S. National Park Service preserves a mere 67 acre of 3,000 acre arena where Robert E.Lee won his first victory after taking command by mounting the largest Confederate charge of the war.


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