Mechanicsville is less densely populated than Richmond and spans 28 square miles.The area is served by one of Hanover County's largest recreation areas, Pole Green Park.Historic Old Town Warrenton is tucked into the heart of town, encircled by the modern conveniences of the town’s commercial corridors.Warrenton is the perfect place to call home as you enjoy all the region has to offer, including: Old Town Warrenton…Stroll the brick sidewalks and amid the history find unique gifts, delightful food and friendly smiles.—where wineries, horses and beautiful vistas abound.It is the county seat and largest town in Fauquier County and continues to be its center of commerce.Some of the most storied names of the war-- Ulysses S. Sherman, Nathan Bedford Forrest, and John Pemberton-- experienced their most triumphant and harrowing moments on Mississippi battlegrounds.Ballard captures all the destruction, drama, and bravery of Mississippi's war.
Actually, the retired Thomas Jefferson High School teacher had plenty of help transcribing the letters that he discovered in his parents’ Churchill home.
See art come alive in our 5 galleries; or bring out your own talent in pottery, music, painting, or crafts.
Get a unique look into civil war history at the Old Jail Museum.
He examines the major campaigns, emphasizing why engagements occurred, how the battles ended, and how the war in Mississippi affected the ongoing struggle nationwide.
Maps include current highways and Ballard has added present-day photos and recommendations about touring the sites.