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A House Divided: April, 2012

Posted at 03:32 PM ET, 04/19/2012

Postal Service to issue new Civil War stamps

On April 24, the USPS will issue two new Forever stamps for the second year of its ongoing commemoration of the Civil War.

By Linda Wheeler  |  03:32 PM ET, 04/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:55 AM ET, 04/14/2012

Panel discussion on D.C. emancipation on Monday

Historical Society of Washington, D.C. holds an exhibit and panel discussion Monday.

By Linda Wheeler  |  10:55 AM ET, 04/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:49 PM ET, 04/12/2012

Clara Barton’s Civil War office to become a museum

The post-Civil War office where Clara Barton had helped families find missing soldiers will become a museum.

By Linda Wheeler  |  10:49 PM ET, 04/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:33 AM ET, 04/09/2012

Emancipation Act anniversary: Washington slaves first to be emancipated

A variety of events is planned for the 150th anniversay of the District of Columbia Emancipation Act.

By Linda Wheeler  |  11:33 AM ET, 04/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Civil War

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 04/06/2012

Sixty days of Civil War events in Richmond area

The number of battles, skirmishes and conflicts rose rapidly in Virginia during the second year of the Civil War and the Richmond area was the most heavily involved.

By Linda Wheeler  |  12:00 PM ET, 04/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Civil War, Virginia

Posted at 04:41 PM ET, 04/02/2012

‘Shiloh, 1862’ author to speak Thursday in Washington

Winston Groom has given the Battle of Shiloh the mega attention that it deserves by writing a book with the storytelling appeal of fiction but solidly backed with fact.

By Linda Wheeler  |  04:41 PM ET, 04/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

 

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