With tag: civil_war
Readsboro Civil War Dead Identified
Readsboro math teacher has reached his goal of finding the gravesites of 78 men
who enlisted to fight the Civil War with the Green Mountain Boys.
Vermont Marks Anniversary Of Civil War Legend
the 150th anniversary of the death of William Scott, the Groton farm boy-turned-soldier who was sentenced to death
for falling asleep while on guard duty outside Washington.
Rutland Writer Focuses On Civil War Photographer
By Nina Keck
The first shots of the civil war rang out 150
years ago this month. More than 32,000 Vermonters served in the war and 5,200 died. Brattleboro photographer George Houghton traveled with several Vermont regiments and captured striking images of Vermont soldiers. A Rutland writer and historian
has gathered over 100 of Houghton's photographs in a new book.