All are invited to participate in the 58th Annual Lincoln Tomb Ceremony commemorating the 149th anniversary of President Lincoln’s death. The event and luncheon will take place April 11-12, 2014 at the Lincoln Tomb in Oak Ridge Cemetery in Springfield, Illinois. Click here for additional information.
The Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War celebrated Remembrance Day on the 150th anniversary of the Gettysburg Address. The event featured Steven Holgate, dressed as Lincoln, members of the Sons of Union Veterans dressed head-to-toe in Civil War-period garb and Oregon State University professor David Brauner.
The Florida Department of Environmental Protection held a meeting about possible locations for a proposed Union monument at Olustee Battlefield Historic State Park, which is located between Lake City and Jacksonville.
Click here for more on events sponsoring the 150th anniversary of the war.