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A House Divided: June, 2013

Posted at 03:36 PM ET, 06/25/2013

More to the story of iconic Devil’s Den photo

The celebrated image by Alexander Gardner may not be quite what it appears to be.

By Linda Wheeler  |  03:36 PM ET, 06/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:42 AM ET, 06/20/2013

West Virginia’s 150th anniversary is Thursday

The 35th state to enter the Union has a story full of voter fraud, lying politicians and coercion.

By Linda Wheeler  |  09:42 AM ET, 06/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:48 AM ET, 06/18/2013

Private Douglass statue unveiling set for Wednesday

Vice President Biden is scheduled to speak at the unveiling at the Capitol’s Visitors Center.

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Posted at 09:51 AM ET, 06/17/2013

Grants awarded for Civil War battlefields

More than $3 million in land preservation grants has been awarded to four Virginia and one Georgia battlefields.

By Linda Wheeler  |  09:51 AM ET, 06/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:33 PM ET, 06/13/2013

Immersion weekend at Virginia cavalry battles

The towns of Aldie, Middleburg and Upperville plan events for the 150th anniversary of area cavalry battles.

By Linda Wheeler  |  05:33 PM ET, 06/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:19 PM ET, 06/12/2013

Live the Civil War life in C&O Canal rental

With no heat, electricity or kitchen, antebellum lock house is a perfect place to experience Civil War living.

By Linda Wheeler  |  04:19 PM ET, 06/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:21 PM ET, 06/09/2013

Tour, reception and movie to benefit 3rd Winchester

Event includes screening of the movie “Copperhead.”

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Posted at 03:44 PM ET, 05/31/2013

Author Chandra Manning to speak in Washington

The historian is the guest speaker at the Civil War Round Table of the District of Columbia on June 11.

By Linda Wheeler  |  03:44 PM ET, 05/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

 

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