Lt. Alonzo Hereford Cushing may be the most famous junior officer of the Battle of Gettysburg. A June 1861 graduate of West Point who was commissioned a second lieutenant upon graduation, he rose in the ranks from an artillery section commander to first lieutenant in the topographical engineers on the ... Read More »
The McConnell Center at the University of Louisville has just announced today that it will be a sponsor of Witnessing History’s newest production, Cushing of Gettysburg: the Life and Heroic Service of Lt. Alonzo H. Cushing. This is the fourth Witnessing History production that the McConnell Center has sponsored. Witnessing ... Read More »
Coming in the Spring of 2017: For the first time in more than six years, Witnessing History will return to Kentucky for an in-depth field tour of General Braxton Bragg’s invasion of the State in the early Fall of 1862. Headquartered in Lexington, the tour will follow ... Read More »
Tune in to Kentucky Educational Television during December to catch three of Witnessing History’s productions! Here is the schedule: “BOURBON AND KENTUCKY: A HISTORY DISTILLED” Wednesday, December 14 at 3:00 p.m. on KETKY Tuesday, December 27 at 10:00 p.m. on KETKY “DANIEL BOONE AND THE OPENING OF THE AMERICAN WEST” Wednesday, November 30 at 9:00 ... Read More »
Witnessing History receives Telly Award for “I remember the old home very well:” the Lincolns in Kentucky!
Witnessing History’s latest production, “I remember the old home very well: the Lincolns in Kentucky, has been awarded a 2016 Telly Award for Film/Video - TV Programs, Segments, or Promotional Pieces – “History/Biography” AND a separate award in that same category for a “Documentary” film! This is the eighth documentary film ... Read More »