American Civil War Artillery Demonstration, Antietam National Park

via posterous.com Excellent demonstration of how a gun crew handled artillery during the American Civil War can be seen below. Antietam Artillery Demonstration Ranger Mannie Gentile has become an excellent film maker. His blog, My year of living Rangerously, remains one of my favorites. Posted via web from Rene Tyree’s Lifestream

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The Civil War in Missouri – Top Notch Website

There are some terrific sites out there about the American Civil War. The Civil War in Missouri is one of the best. Among my favorite features in the historical section is a collection of “Animated Battles” that combine audio, film of enactors, and battle maps with action depicted by moving units, fires that blaze, and […]

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Civil War Battlefield Assessment – Vicksburg National Military Park Scores only "Fair"

On October 29, 2008, the National Parks Conservation Association’s Center (NPCA) for the State of the Parks released the first of ten Civil War park assessments. It presented a “good news – bad news” story. According to Perry Wheeler, with the NPCA, the Vicksburg assessment… “…finds that overall conditions of the park’s known cultural resources […]

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