Monthly Archives: May 2012

This Site is National Archives Bound!

Sometime ago, I was contacted by a representative from the National Archives in Washington D.C. to obtain permission to include this site in their NEW Civil War Digital Collection. I granted permission and was informed that either towards the end … Continue reading

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Civil War Memorial Dedication Events May 27, 2012

The events of the day will begin at 10:00 a.m. when the Corl-Gaynier AMVETS Post 1942 will be calling out the names of all 410 county men listed on the new Civil War monument one at a time located at … Continue reading

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Local Stories Sought

I would like to add local stories of Monroe’s Ancestors who fought in the Civil War. I am also looking for stories of local Monroe’s involvement during the Civil War. For example, the story I posted about gun stocks made … Continue reading

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Contact Information for Upcoming Area Events

In commemoration of the War of 1812 and the Civil War, many organizations, clubs and institutions are sponsoring a super amount of upcoming events. There are many online sites and printed media that you can access for information. And, if … Continue reading

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Future Events Infomation

The Civil War Sesquicentennial (2011-2015). The Monroe County Historical Museum (MCHM), and many local historical organizations, are planning many programs and special exhibits for these upcoming years. The MCHM can be contacted at: (734) 240-7780. Or, log on to http://www.co.monroe.mi.usContinue reading

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Civil War Monument Dedication: May 27, 2012

Sunday, May 27, 2012 at 2 p.m. at Soldiers and Sailors Park, dedication of the “Monroe County Civil War Fallen Monument”. Reception at the Sawyer Homestead.

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Civil War Confederate Flags presented by John Keller: May 24, 2012

Thursday, May 24, 2012, at 7 p.m., at the Museum. John Keller will be presenting a program on “Civil War Confederate Flags” . The Friends are sponsoring this event. Light refreshments will be available.   John Keller, a Michigan native … Continue reading

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