View Events by Keyword: civil war


July21863
Fr. Corby gives general absolution at Gettysburg
In one of the most famous scenes from the Civil War and the Battle of Gettysburg, Father Corby gives general absolution to the Union soldiers.
Keywords: father corby, civil war, holy cross, irish brigade, gettysburg
June71865
Maj. Gen. William Tecumsuh Sherman speaks at graduation
Two months after receiving the surrender of the Confederate general and the Civil War ending, General Sherman returns home to South Bend and gives the commencement address at Notre Dame.
Keywords: graduation, general sherman, civil war, commencement, mother angela, minim, father sorin, st marys, general grant, robert e lee
May311871
Basilica cornerstone laid
The cornerstone of the Basilica of the Sacred Heart is laid today to replace the previous Sacred Heart Church.
Keywords: basilica, sacred heart, civil war, main building, dome, father sorin, father granger, brother harding
May191924
The KKK vs. ND Students
After a riot downtown two days ago, another would break out tonight. This time the students would be on the wrong end of it.
Keywords: ku klux klan, father walsh, father odonnell, world war i, gettysburg, civil war, father corby