On Saturday, you can pretend to attack or defend Little Round Top, but you will have to bring a younger partner along.

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  • Sep 9, 2016
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The Civil War soldier’s ashes that were brought across country but plans to bury him in a national military cemetery were abruptly changed when some distant relatives showed up.

  • Linda Wheeler
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  • Aug 25, 2016
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Annual summer events in Virginia showcase Civil War sites in Shenandoah, Frederick and Clarke counties and the city of Winchester on Aug. 19-21.

  • Linda Wheeler
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  • Aug 19, 2016
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Pvt. Jewett Williams, whose ashes were discovered in a basement of an Oregon hospital, is heading home to Maine via motorcycle relay with a scheduled stop at Appomattox Court House on Thursday where he will be honored for his military service.

  • Linda Wheeler
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  • Aug 16, 2016
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The ashes of Civil War veteran Pvt. Jewett Williams, recently found in a storage room an Oregon mental hospital, are en route to his home state of Maine, carried there by a relay of motorcycle riders, with recently added stops at Appomattox Court House and Gettysburg.

  • Linda Wheeler
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  • Aug 9, 2016
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Admission for an adult to the Mariners’ Museum in Newport News, Va., is usually $13.95, but this month, in an effort to draw the city’s diverse community together, the home of the USS Monitor is offering a $1 admission for everyone.

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  • Aug 5, 2016
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One of the oldest homes in Winchester, Va., the Bell House had a role in the Third Battle of Winchester.

  • Linda Wheeler
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  • Aug 1, 2016
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The public is invited to vote for the artifacts most deserving of conservation.

  • Linda Wheeler
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  • Aug 1, 2016
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Irish native Capt. James Haggerty of the 69th New York State Militia was one of the first officers to die 155 years ago today, July 21, at First Manassas. A hero of the day, it wasn’t until 1992 that a memorial stone was placed at his grave.

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  • Jul 21, 2016
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The purposeful destruction by Union forces in the Shenandoah Valley in 1864 is a little known story. On Aug. 13, a conference on that subject is scheduled at James Madison University.

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  • Jul 18, 2016
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