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A House Divided: December, 2012

Posted at 05:21 PM ET, 12/29/2012

Ring in Freedom’s Eve on Dec. 31

Many events will mark anniversary of Watch Night, the eve of Lincoln’s 1863 emancipation order.

By Linda Wheeler  |  05:21 PM ET, 12/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:33 AM ET, 12/20/2012

Harold Holzer’s new ‘Lincoln’ movie companion book answers questions for young readers

The book is written for young people who may be discovering Lincoln and the Civil War for the first time.

By Linda Wheeler  |  10:33 AM ET, 12/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:30 AM ET, 12/17/2012

A mystery about Clara Barton lingers as visitors center opens

Center will be open by February

By Linda Wheeler  |  09:30 AM ET, 12/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:54 AM ET, 12/14/2012

Check Civil War museums for unusual gifts

How about a copy of an Abraham Lincoln life mask?

By Linda Wheeler  |  10:54 AM ET, 12/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:12 PM ET, 12/07/2012

Black men who went to war for Confederacy to be honored

The men reportedly listed their positions as body servants when they applied for pensions.

By Linda Wheeler  |  06:12 PM ET, 12/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:42 AM ET, 12/06/2012

Union soldiers remembered with wreaths

The public is invited to help place the wreaths.

By Linda Wheeler  |  10:42 AM ET, 12/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:07 PM ET, 12/04/2012

Pocket watch research may connect 1864 owner with Lincoln’s dying moments

Engraved pocket watch may have belonged to a man who was at President Lincoln’s deathbed.

By Linda Wheeler  |  03:07 PM ET, 12/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

 

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