Confederate soldier’s grave to be marked

It was a very long wait, but local pioneer James Ellison England finally will be recognized for his service with the Confederate Army during the Civil War.
The Sons of Confederate Veterans have secured the grave marker, and will have it engraved and placed on England’s grave at the BX Cemetery next spring

Exhibit highlights Civil War’s constitutional questions, dilemmas

Only 25 libraries in the country were chosen to receive the touring exhibit “Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil War.” Fortunately for Puebloans, one of those libraries is here.
  The InfoZone News Museum in Robert Hoag Rawlings Public Library, 100 E. Abriendo Ave., will host the exhibit beginning Tuesday. InfoZone Director Maria Sanchez-Kennedy applied for [...]

One more Lincoln celebration, this time at Byers-Evans exhibit

Now that you have recovered from all the wild celebrations surrounding the 2009 bicentennial of Abraham Lincoln’s birth, it’s time to brush yourself off and get ready to party again. Say goodbye to the bicentennial of Abe’s birth and say hello to the 2010 sesquicentennial of Lincoln’s election to the presidency.
It was 150 years ago, [...]

Greeley man to play Abraham Lincoln as part of Philharmonic show

When most students learn about Abraham Lincoln, even those in high school, they get a synopsis that includes the log cabin where he lived, the theater where he died and the Civil War and slavery in between.
Noel Johnston of Greeley hopes to fill in the gaps.
This week he’s traveled to Greeley schools performing as Lincoln, [...]

Flags of her forefathers

In a ceremony similar to many she had participated in during her life, the late Dinah Kahler was honored Saturday for her work in preserving Confederate heritage.In Greenwood Pioneer Cemetery, a marker was dedicated to the memory of Kahler, who was a founding member of the Margaret Howell Davis Hayes Chapter 2652 United Daughters of [...]

Lincoln letter added to archives collection

 The National Archives has added to its collection a short letter written by President Abraham Lincoln to help an ousted U.S. Mint director, who was a friend of a fellow Republican.
In the new letter, Lincoln asked his treasury secretary, Salmon Chase, to allow the fired head of the U.S. Mint in San Francisco, Robert Stevens, [...]

Lobo Mess struts civil war stuff

With her hair tucked tightly back into a bun, a hat tilted gracefully to the side of her head and a hoop skirt brushing the ground as she walked, Jocelyn Bryant could be mistaken for a young woman straight from the Civil War era.
But that’s the look Bryant, 17, a senior at Rocky Mountain High [...]

Visit with the Lincolns February 14 and March 28

COLORADO – In honor of the 200th anniversary of his birth, all are invited to join Abraham Lincoln in his White House office as he reflects upon his accomplished life. Lincoln, portrayed by David Tavel, will be joined by his private secretary John G. Nicolay, portrayed by Kurtis Kelly. The program takes place on Feb. [...]