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A House Divided: March, 2012

Posted at 11:54 AM ET, 03/30/2012

No Confederate flag outside new Virginia museum

The president of the new museum, which opens Saturday, says the museum’s exterior “reunification promenade” is meant to show what its name implies.

By Linda Wheeler  |  11:54 AM ET, 03/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Museum of the Confederacy, Civil War museums

Posted at 02:41 PM ET, 03/23/2012

Theft from Civil War battlefield ends in prison time

A Petersburg, Va., man will spend a year in jail for plundering nearby battlefield.

By Linda Wheeler  |  02:41 PM ET, 03/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:41 PM ET, 03/23/2012

Volunteers needed to help maintain Civil War parks

March 31 is a day to rake, trim, paint and plant.

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Posted at 07:19 PM ET, 03/14/2012

Lincoln assassin doll dumped by Gettysburg gift shop

Bobblehead of Lincoln’s assassin, with gun, is pulled off the shelves after complaints.

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Posted at 03:00 PM ET, 03/13/2012

1864 signatures of Lincoln and his cabinet sold

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Posted at 04:36 PM ET, 03/09/2012

New Museum of the Confederacy to exhibit Cleburne’s coat

Maj. Gen. Patrick Cleburne’s coat will be one of the star exhibits when the Museum of the Confederacy opens March 31.

By Linda Wheeler  |  04:36 PM ET, 03/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:38 PM ET, 03/06/2012

Signatures of Lincoln and Cabinet found in old book

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