The larger Civil War battlefield parks have some very nice museums, but not quite along the lines of what I think you mean. Perhaps it would be useful if you were to write up a detailed proposal of your Civil War museum concept and either you or your daughter might then find someone with the right connections to act on it.

Jim Ridgway, Jr. military writer — author of the American Civil War classic, “Apprentice Killers: The War of Lincoln and Davis.” Christmas gift, yes!

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