Civil War

Media Life: Historical haberdashery brings Auburn Civil War saga to life

Get the extra-thick and brightest-red felt tip pen out and mark a couple of dates on your calendar. One is April 1 – this coming Wednesday – and the other is April 9. ...

Civil War returns to Auburn 150 years later

Marking 150 years since hostilities ended April 9, 1865, the Civil War is coming home to Auburn in the form of a new Placer County Museums exhibit. While no battles were fought on ...

Reader Input: Why squash teen’s opinion?

You think the “claim” of bigotry and racism needs this 15-year-old’s opinion to make it what (“Confederate controversy: Moral fortitude or militant racism?, ...

Shall we stand united or at odds?

I want to first state that I am not a member of any political party, a member of any organized religion, but a member of “We the People.” I am an American first and foremost. ...

Auburn keeps Civil War memory alive on Memorial Day

Cpl. Sylvester Sprague doesn’t get many visitors these days at his home atop a hill in Auburn. Neither do Henry Erwin or Edwin Clapp or John Bonham. But without them, there wou ...