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NY state to display Civil War flags from 1861  
NY state to display Civil War flags from 1861 A Confederate flag with links to President Abraham Lincoln and the first Union officer killed in the …

“Movies” of Civil War  
“Movies” of Civil War The antebellum and wartime stories of Stafford County’s Belle Plain area, which in 1864 hosted at least five Union wharves along …

Civil War's hidden heroes 
Civil War's hidden heroes "(Those) who would be free themselves must strike the first blow," former slave Frederick Douglass wrote. "Better to die free …

Preserving Documents From The Civil War 
Preserving Documents From The Civil War This week marks the 150th anniversary of the Civil War's first major battle -- which took place in Manassas, …

Re-enactors gear up for Civil War anniversary battle 
Re-enactors gear up for Civil War anniversary battle Robert Schwandt of Suamico wants to keep tradition alive in his family, just as long as his wife …

Alabama still collecting tax for Confederate vets 
Alabama still collecting tax for Confederate vets MOUNTAIN CREEK, Ala. (AP) — The last of the more than 60,000 Confederate veterans who came home to …

Guest editorial published in Blue & Gray magazine 
Guest editorial published in Blue & Gray magazine As Americans, we have a sacred duty to preserve our past. The preservation of our Civil War battlefields …

Civil War Road Show personalizes the war 
Civil War Road Show personalizes the war Civil War-era Pennsyvlania residents mingled with 2011 citizens at the PA Civil War 150 Road Show in Chambersburg …

Civil War sesquicentennial events  
Civil War sesquicentennial events LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — August 2011 events sanctioned by the Arkansas Civil War Sesquicentennial Commission include lectures, …

African American Civil War Museum Reopens in Time for 150th War Anniversary 
African American Civil War Museum Reopens in Time for 150th War Anniversary Lee Jackson knew his great-great-grandfather, Buck Murphy, had been enslaved, …

Franklin aims to build nation’s top Civil War museum 
Franklin aims to build nation’s top Civil War museum Author, Civil War student and Franklin preservationist Robert Hicks has seen many visions come …

‘Gone With the Wind’ dresses undergo restoration 
‘Gone With the Wind’ dresses undergo restoration In “Gone With the Wind,” Scarlett O’Hara braved the Civil War in fashion, but the lavish dresses she …

Civil War 150th: Confederates come to Richmond 
Civil War 150th: Confederates come to Richmond Richmond before the Civil War was important - symbolically for its Revolutionary history, politically …

Missouri Civil War buffs re-enact army's occupation  
Missouri Civil War buffs re-enact army's occupation They were taller than their counterparts of 150 years ago and not bedraggled from marching for …

Civil War discussed by "Mark Twain"  
Civil War discussed by "Mark Twain" Hannibal, MO — Hannibalians and visitors alike are invited to learn about young Sam Clemens’ brief experience …

Hate takes over in South Carolina 
Hate takes over in South Carolina Reconstruction died here, in a place not far from the Georgia border, where the thick green of new forest growth is …

St. Paul artist gets in the face of Minnesota's Civil War soldiers 
St. Paul artist gets in the face of Minnesota's Civil War soldiers Despite sharing his home with 76 guys, painter Jay Wittenberg has been lonely the …

Smithsonian recounts balloon flights of Civil War 
Smithsonian recounts balloon flights of Civil War The National Air and Space Museum will re-create a key moment in the nation's first attempt at an …

Civil War Letters Discovered 
Civil War Letters Discovered They happened upon a collection of letters written by Daniel Reeves Cox, great-great-grandfather of Martha Mazzaferro of …

The Hermitage to host Civil War Encampment 
The Hermitage to host Civil War Encampment The members of Company B, 2nd Rhode Island Volunteers, will stage a Civil War encampment on the grounds …

Contest: Win a Blu-Ray DVD of “Gettysburg” 
Contest: Win a Blu-Ray DVD of “Gettysburg”! Don’t forget to check back tomorrow, for another trivia question and a chance to win a blu-ray copy of Gods …

Civil War in Georgia 
Civil War in Georgia The bloody drama of the Civil War did not unfold in Northeast Georgia as it did in other parts of the south and in other parts …

Civil War Revealed 
Civil War Revealed A new exhibit comprised of old bullets, tarnished guns, weathered musical instruments and creased, wrinkled and tattered letters …

Civil War at Manassas 
Civil War at Manassas There was no grand vision to create a tourism package around Manassas’s historic sites, though many hope that is about to change. …

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Irish Brigade of the Civil War 
Irish Brigade of the Civil War To understand the Irish Brigade one must look back before the war. As most people know, Irish immigration to the United …

Interactive Civil War map 
Interactive Civil War map The Washington Post has a neat interactive map of Civil War battles. One can set the date of battles displayed. The results …

Women Spies of the Civil War 
Women Spies of the Civil War Hundreds of women served as spies during the Civil War. Here?s a look at six who risked their lives in daring and unexpected …

Women Spies of the Civil War 
Women Spies of the Civil War Hundreds of women served as spies during the Civil War. Here?s a look at six who risked their lives in daring and unexpected …

Civil War Artifacts Showing Up 
Civil War Artifacts Showing Up Betty Jean Vera came clutching a sheaf of yellowing papers, rolled tight and wrapped with string, which she had found …

Civil War Records Available Online 
Civil War records available online The National Archives and Ancestry.com are making newly digitized Civil War records available online for the first …

Remembering the Civil War in Salem 
Remembering the Civil War in Salem For the generation that fought the Civil War, the concept of “forgetting” and “forgiveness” was a complicated issue. …

Book about a Female Union Spy 
Book about a Female Union spy "Nurse, Soldier, Spy," a fast-moving story of the Civil War, offers a mix of history, adventure and "old-fashioned girl …

Civil War Re-enactment at Knott's Berry Farm 
Civil War Re-enactment at Knott's Berry Farm Thunder from the firing of an 1862 Confederate cannon set off car alarms all around. President Lincoln's …

Civil War Heroes Honored 
Civil War Heroes Honored John Anderson and Jarvis Rosier's impersonations of Fredrick Douglass and an everyday black soldier in the Civil War captivated …

Civil War Preserved the Union 
Civil War Preserved the Union the chief motivating factor for the North was the concept of the country as an inviolable union. The citizens and their …

Live Civil War Shell Found 
Live Civil War Shell Found PETERSBURG - National Park Rangers asked for assistance from local and State Police Thursday after serving a search warrant …

Speaking of Abe Lincoln 
Speaking of Abe Lincoln SPRINGFIELD ? A live web cast has been set up to allow anyone in the nation to participate in the Friday?s simultaneous reading …

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