Monthly Archives: May 2012
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
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
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
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
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.us … Continue reading
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.
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