Readsboro Civil War Dead Identified

A 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

Today marks 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.

Brattleboro Students Revisit Civil War History

One-hundred and fifty years ago, a thousand men of the Fourth Vermont Infantry were among the earliest Vermonters to be dispatched for service in the Civil War. They mustered out of a military camp that stood where the Brattleboro Union High School and Middle School now stand.

Rutland Writer Focuses On Civil War Photographer

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.