Tag: grand army of the republic

  • The National Tribune: The Postwar Mouthpiece of the GAR is Online!

    Editor’s Note: This article originally appeared at The Siege of Petersburg Online: Beyond the Crater. While in the process of reading John J. Fox’s excellent new book on the defense of Fort Gregg and Fort Whitworth at Petersburg, I ran across several references to the National Tribune, a monthly and then weekly newspaper published from […]

  • Memorial/Decoration Day

    I hope everyone enjoys their Memorial Day today. Just remember it’s for the ones who didn’t make it back. The official birthplace of Memorial Day is Waterloo, New York. The village was credited with being the birthplace because it observed the day on May 5, 1866, and each year thereafter, and because it is likely […]