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Lake City Reporter: Confederate, Union soldiers converge on Olustee Battlefield

By | 2017-04-28T07:32:46+00:00 February 19th, 2005|Categories: Blog, News, Samples|Tags: , , , , , , |

The soil shook as cannons boomed from both sides of the Olustee Battlefield, coughing out clouds of whitish-gray smoke Saturday afternoon. One cloud seemed to end in a perfect "O" against the backdrop of a clear blue sky. Perhaps the "O" was for Olustee. The Olustee Battlefield came alive Saturday as reenactors from across the country [...]

Uncommon Soldiers: Women’s Role in Civil War

By | 2017-04-28T07:32:46+00:00 February 16th, 2005|Categories: Blog, News, Samples|Tags: , , , , , , |

Whether they were on the Union side or the Confederate side, the women living during the Civil War era were fiercely loyal and did what they could to aid their cause. Pat McAlhany, a member of the Columbia County Historical Museum Historical Sewing Society, said the situations of women in the North and women int the [...]