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A House Divided: May, 2012

Posted at 11:01 AM ET, 05/24/2012

Civil War sites participate in National Trails Day

By Linda Wheeler  |  11:01 AM ET, 05/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:18 PM ET, 05/15/2012

Lincoln was more than a war president

One hundred and fifty years ago today, President Abraham Lincoln signed into law a Congressional act establishing a Department of Agriculture

By Linda Wheeler  |  06:18 PM ET, 05/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:22 PM ET, 05/14/2012

Three Gettysburg memorials scheduled for washing, polishing in June

Three of the more than 1,300 memorials at Gettysburg National Military Park will be given a thorough cleaning and polishing during June, according to the National Park Service.

By Linda Wheeler  |  06:22 PM ET, 05/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:42 AM ET, 05/09/2012

Campaign opens to protect Fort Defiance at Middleburg, Va. battlefield

The Civil War Trust , state of Virginia and the Northern Regional Park Authority have joined forces to protect the five-acre Fort Defiance section of the Middleburg Battlefield.

By Linda Wheeler  |  11:42 AM ET, 05/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Civil War, Civil War Battlefields

Posted at 10:19 PM ET, 05/04/2012

Cedar Creek Battlefield gets an app

The sprawling Cedar Creek Battlefield in Middletown, Va. now has its very own app, thanks to the Civil War Trust. This is the sixth free battlefield app for the Trust and maybe the most necessary one because the Battle of Cedar Creek , on Oct, 19, 1864, played out over eight square miles and across modern day I-81.

By Linda Wheeler  |  10:19 PM ET, 05/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)


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