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A House Divided: September, 2012

Posted at 09:19 AM ET, 09/28/2012

Cedar Creek battlefield park in Va. acquires more land

The land, northwest of Belle Grove Plantation, was the camp site of the 90th New York and 29th Maine regiments of the Union’s XIX Corps.

By Linda Wheeler  |  09:19 AM ET, 09/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:06 AM ET, 09/22/2012

Another side to emancipation

New book focuses on the hell that awaited many slaves who fled to the Union military for refuge.

By Linda Wheeler  |  11:06 AM ET, 09/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:13 PM ET, 09/19/2012

Race to raise funds in Richmond

The Amazing Raise is a timed fundraiser for about a dozen Richmond nonprofits.

By Linda Wheeler  |  01:13 PM ET, 09/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:39 PM ET, 09/13/2012

Multiple events planned for Antietam anniversary

The Battle of Antietam will be commemorated this weekend by the National Park Service, the town of Sharpsburg, a battle reenactment group and other groups.

By Linda Wheeler  |  06:39 PM ET, 09/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:57 AM ET, 09/12/2012

Battlefield protection act expansion passes House

The measure will now go to the Senate.

By Linda Wheeler  |  11:57 AM ET, 09/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:43 PM ET, 09/11/2012


Just when you thought there couldn’t possibly be anything new to learn about the Civil War, Ric Burns’s must-see “Death and the Civil War” arrives.

By Linda Wheeler  |  04:43 PM ET, 09/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:56 PM ET, 09/04/2012

Town that made 1862 flag will restore it

The historical societies of Streator, Ill., and LaSalle County are raising $20,000 to repair a badly deteriorated Civil War flag and display it in the county museum.

By Linda Wheeler  |  01:56 PM ET, 09/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:14 PM ET, 08/31/2012

Texas Brigade monument to be dedicated at Manassas battlefield

The Texas Historical Commission will dedicate a monument to General John Bell Hood’s Texas Brigade on the battlefield of Second Manassas in a free ceremony open to the public.

By Linda Wheeler  |  06:14 PM ET, 08/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)


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