Texas Tech University

Grant to raise awareness about last battle of Civil War

Valley Morning Star

August 6, 2017

Valley Morning Star - The National Park Service has awarded an $81,252 planning grant to Texas Tech University to increase public awareness about the Palmito Ranch battlefield site near Brownsville, where the last battle of the Civil War was fought.

The grant is for a project that "seeks to develop a comprehensive plan for the Palmito Ranch American Civil War battlefield and to increase public awareness by developing communication tools using augmented reality technology," a news release about the project says.

Read the story here.