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They are there just where they landed in Fort Sumter a century and a half ago _ three Union shells from rifled Parrot guns embedded in the masonry wall of the garrison where the first shots of the Civil War were fired.
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A contingent of New York Army National Guard soldiers is heading to Virginia to honor the sacrifices of the famous Irish Brigade during the Civil War's Battle of Fredericksburg.
Paintings and photographs depicting the raw reality of the Civil War marked a major change in American art that tossed out romantic notions of war.
The Civil War Trust has teamed up with the state to complete a $3.2 million campaign protecting 285 acres at Gaines' Mill, where Gen. Robert E. Lee had his first major victory as commander of the Army of Northern Virginia.
David Nathanson sits in front of a microfilm machine at the Maryland Room in the C. Burr Artz Public Library in downtown Frederick. He scrolls through local newspapers, meticulously reading tiny print that is more than 150 years old to pick out text that relates to slavery in the area, including old advertisements.
A Civil War attraction in Richmond ha reached its $8 million fundraising goal ahead of schedule.
First-person accounts from the Civil War are being brought to life in a new blog that will feature the voices of Robert E. Lee, Ulysses S. Grant and others.
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Numbers starting to roll in in Frederick County indicate that September was a high-traffic month due to the 150-year anniversaries of both the Battle of South Mountain and the Battle of Antietam.
As youngsters, David and Steve Castro camped on Antietam Battlefield and splashed in the Monocacy River. David recalls a time when Frederick was called Fredericktowne.