Honoring our Veterans…Then & Now

The Civil War Monitor editors would like to extend a big THANK YOU to all of the veterans and active duty personnel of our armed services. We salute you!

To remember the Civil War veterans of yesteryear, we found the following image of Union and Confederate veterans shaking hands at the 50th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg.

Image Credit: Pennsylvania State Archives

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Voice from the Past – Thanksgiving is Over

Happy Black Friday! We hope you all had a wonderful (and delectable) Thanksgiving. Our final “Voice from the Past” comes from the November 1861 diary of Lucy Larcom of Nordom,…