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A House Divided: November, 2013

Posted at 11:22 AM ET, 11/27/2013

New push to save two Tenn. battlefields

The land targeted this time is on the Chattanooga and Rappahannock Station battlefields.

By Linda Wheeler  |  11:22 AM ET, 11/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:18 PM ET, 11/22/2013

Battlefield house basement yields war artifacts

Dig at Lotz House in Franklin, Tenn., reveals artifacts from Civil War battle, life during that era.

By Linda Wheeler  |  12:18 PM ET, 11/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:23 PM ET, 11/15/2013

Apology for Gettysburg Address remarks 150 years later

The Patriot-News of Harrisburg, Pa.,apologizes for the less-than-stellar review it gave iconic speech.

By Linda Wheeler  |  01:23 PM ET, 11/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:49 PM ET, 11/14/2013

Virginia court records taken during Civil War return home

George Bresnick found the papers in a neighbor’s attic trunk and researched their origin.

By Linda Wheeler  |  03:49 PM ET, 11/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:13 PM ET, 11/14/2013

Report: Man charged after firing unloaded Civil War cannon

AP reports that the upstate New York man was charged with harassing his neighbors.

By Linda Wheeler  |  02:13 PM ET, 11/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:19 PM ET, 11/13/2013

Civil War Trust unveils Gettysburg Address Web site

The site brings together not just the facts of the event but some interesting tidbits of history as well.

By Linda Wheeler  |  02:19 PM ET, 11/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:35 AM ET, 11/10/2013

Wilderness Battlefield land donated by Wal-Mart

Gov. Robert F. McDonnell announced that Wal-Mart had donated the much disputed parcel to the Commonwealth of Virginia.

By Linda Wheeler  |  11:35 AM ET, 11/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:44 PM ET, 11/08/2013

Free D.C. showing of movie ‘Lincoln’

The National Archives, as part of its public program series, will show the Steven Spielberg movie on Nov. 18.

By Linda Wheeler  |  02:44 PM ET, 11/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:32 PM ET, 11/08/2013

Dance in historic Rockburn ballroom, raise money for preservation

The Mosby Heritage Area Association is holding a fundraising dance at Rockburn Farms.

By Linda Wheeler  |  02:32 PM ET, 11/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:04 AM ET, 11/08/2013

Home of Confederate hero struggles to stay open

The Sam Davis Home honors Confederate scout who was hanged rather than betray his comrades.

By Linda Wheeler  |  11:04 AM ET, 11/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:58 PM ET, 11/04/2013

Civil War topics part of the D.C. conference

The 40th Annual Historical Studies Conference, scheduled from Nov. 14 to 17, includes lectures and panel discussions.

By Linda Wheeler  |  12:58 PM ET, 11/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:19 PM ET, 11/01/2013

Overnight 27-mile hike to honor battle dead in W.Va.

Officials at Droop Mountain Battlefield park are looking for a few hardy souls to re-create march up mountainside.

By Linda Wheeler  |  06:19 PM ET, 11/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

 

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