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US accepts 258 Civil War acres in Va.

A Civil War battlefield in Virginia where Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee saw his first major victory is now federally protected.

Thursday - 07/10/2014, 12:24pm EDT

Tags: Richmond National Battlefield Park, Robert E. Lee,

'Battle that saved Washington' remembered in Md.

Wednesday - 07/09/2014, 06:48am EDT

Tags: Maryland

Battle of Monocacy in Frederick, Md., remembered

150th anniversary of Civil War battle in Frederick recalled in week-long activities.

Sunday - 07/06/2014, 03:02am EDT

Tags: Battle of Monocacy, Frederick, Md.,

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Arlington Cemetery's 150 years rooted in Civil War

As Arlington marks its 150th anniversary this year with tours and events, historians note that its roots are firmly planted in the Civil War.

Monday - 05/19/2014, 11:04am EDT

Tags: Arlington National Cemetery,

Va. museum's lab resumes USS Monitor conservation

The Mariners' Museum has resumed work to conserve and restore the USS Monitor's turret and other large artifacts from the Civil War ironclad.

Thursday - 05/08/2014, 11:23am EDT

Tags: Newport News, Va., USS Monitor,

Hiking and learning on the Civil War battlefields

There are more than 300 miles of trails to explore in the 24 national parks designated as significant battlegrounds of the Civil War. The trails offer more than just a typical hike but a come with a sense of history.

Tuesday - 05/06/2014, 04:43pm EDT

Tags: Monocacy National Battlefield, Manassas Battlefield National Park, Battle of Chancellorsville, National Park Service, hiking

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