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?
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.
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?