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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Monroe Evening News Civil War Blog

The Monroe Evening News has launched their own Blog about Monroe’s involvement in the Civil War. Beside’s the usual information of events, submission of stories from descendents of those from Monroe are sought. If you have a Civil War event … Continue reading

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