Category: Modern Events


Spring 2011 Civil War Film News

Sally Field has been cast as Mary Todd Lincoln in director Stephen Spielberg’s upcoming biographic film about Abraham Lincoln’s Civil War presidency.  Daniel Day-Lewis will portray Lincoln in the film, which is based on...


Pennsylvania’s Civil War Sesquicentennial Commemoration

Pennsylvania contributed extensively to the Union cause in the Civil War. Over 425.000 Pennsylvanians served in the Union Army and Navy, in well over 200 regiments of infantry, cavalry and artillery. Although a few...


U.S. Mint to Release Gettysburg and Vicksburg Quarters in 2011

As part of the America the Beautiful Quarters® Program, the United States Mint will release quarters honoring Gettysburg National Military Park and Vicksburg National Military Park in 2011. The Gettysburg Quarter will be released ...