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It is ironic that the Battle of South Mountain is often overshadowed by its successor, which took place in a flat field.
Washington County is marking the site of the first Civil War battle action in Maryland.
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An archaeological dig at Fort Ward Park in Alexandria has uncovered 43 unidentified graves and traces of a historic post-Civil War community.
The western Maryland town of Williamsport is getting state help in preserving its Civil War history.
Manassas and Prince William County tourism leaders launching a $15 pass that gets you discounts through December of next year at several key Civil War sites.
Seven land tracts around Civil War battlefields in Maryland will be acquired by the thanks to funding from the state.
Gov. Martin O'Malley is awarding $980,000 to help preserve 150 acres of Civil War battlegrounds in Frederick County.
Efforts are now underway to preserve more of the Cedar Mountain Battlefield where Confederate General Stonewall Jackson solidified his legend but turning defeat into victory 150 years ago.
An effort to update the streets around Stafford's government complex has helped the county discover a major piece of its past.