A tale of two families, the Civil War and an heirloom pitcher made in Rhode Island by Charles C. Cox III (Sunday, October 13; Providence Journal)

New Year's Eve 1862: RI awaits the Emancipation Proclamation by Betsey Cazden

A Battle Hard Fought – Rhode Island and the Civil War

En Avant: A Closer Look at a Famous Photograph by Mark H. Dunkelman

After war began, Naval Academy temporarily moved to Newport article by Fred Zilian

Amid Horrors of 1864, RI Soldier Perseveres article by Fred Zilian

Beyond the Battle Hymn article by Fred Zilian

Burnside: a Want of Success article by Fred Zilian

Civil War articles for the Newport Daily News, blog archive by Fred Zilian

Defeat, denial and surrender article by Fred Zilian

Emancipation changed the war, and the nation article by Fred Zilian

From Slavery to Greatness: Frederick Douglass' story, speeches fired up abolition movement article by Fred Zilian

Gettysburg: the turning point. For Union, victory was essential, and R.I. units helped achieve it article by Fred Zilian

Governor and the Belle article by Fred Zilian

Lincoln Looks to the Future article by Fred Zilian

RI's Industrial Might Boosted the Union War Effort article by Fred Zilian

Soldier remained for the Union article by Fred Zilian

Women and the War article by Fred Zilian

Rhode Island's Civil War Generals by Mark H. Dunkelman

Kady Brownell: A Rhode Island Legend

Sullivan Ballou Letter

Sullivan Ballou: The Macabre Fate of a American Civil War Major

Sullivan Ballou's Letter

Civil War Articles:
Articles posted with permission from the author, Sam Simons, and The Westerly Sun (RI).  Copyright 2012, Westerly Sun, The (RI), All Rights Reserved.


Abraham Lincoln and the Fort Adams Trust present
A Tribute to the Civil War and Abraham Lincoln
Friday, April 17, 2015 from 7:00pm-9:00pm
Jane Pickens Theater, 49 Touro Street, Newport, RI

To finish the Civil War Sesquicentennial, please join us for a musical-theatrical commemoration in which we honor the valor and devotion of all soldiers who fought in this epic struggle which launched our country into a new era. You will witness scenes from my presidency, including the fateful meeting with my cabinet in September, 1862, when I announced the Emancipation Proclamation, and also the reading of the Gettysburg Address.
You will hear a 46-piece orchestra play period and other music selections including Variations on a Shaker Theme by Aaron Copland, selections from the films Gettysburg and Lincoln by John Williams, and America the Beautiful.
Yours, sincerely,
A. Lincoln

For more information, click here
or contact Fred Zilian (zilianf@aol.com).
For tickets, go to www.janepickens.com.

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