Trivia

Last Month:

Okay, now that we know that Chickamauga was federally protected by Congress in 1888, just when did the Gettysburg Battlefield receive Congress’s Federal Protection?

Answer:

The Gettysburg Battlefield came under the purview of the federal oversight in 1893 and acquired a National Military Park designation in 1895, some 32 years after the battle.

This Month:

Most of us know the name Edward R. Murrow and associate him with his on-the–air broadcasts during the British Blitz of London during World War II. But his family also had a connection to this famous Confederate general. Who was he and what was the supposed connection?