- 1861: Mississippi state troops take over Ship Island in the Gulf off Mississippi
Civil War Calendar
Upcoming Education Events
- April 7-10, 2016: Pennsylvania-- Ed Bearss Symposium, “Military Leadership and Combat,” covers Revolutionary War, War of 1812, Civil War and WWII. Includes tours of the Gettysburg and Brandywine battlefields. Based in Chambersburg.
- April 8-12, 2016: Virginia-- Anniversary commemoration of the surrender at the Appomattox Court House National Historical Park. Special ranger program with Saturday luminary. Free with admission
- April 9, 2016:Maryland--Hike, “Artillery at Antietam,” ranger-led walk at the Antietam National Battlefield near Sharpsburg. 1 pm. Free with park admission.