About The Western Theater in the Civil War
This is no ordinary Civil War site. This space will offer you the chance to read work by the best scholars, writers, and researchers in the Western Theater area of study (including the Trans-Mississippi). Authors of some of your favorite campaign and battle studies are featured, as are National Park service rangers, battlefield guides, respected bloggers, and up and coming historians. You can always expect to find quality content related to the most important theater of the American Civil War.
You will also find events that involve our team of writers, as well as learning opportunities with some of the most respected historians today. This allows you the chance to delve deeper into the Western Theater of the American Civil War.
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Western Theater On the Ground and Digital Learning Opportunities
Following Donelson's Brigade at the Perryville Battlefield
May 8, 2021 at 9:30 EST, Meet at Tour Stop #2
Hike will be approximately three miles long and last two hours.
Please bring adequate footwear and water.
For more information, click Learn More below, or contact Taylor Bishop.
Pulling together authors, historians, and lovers of Civil War history who have a focus on the Western Theater of the war.