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A descendant of a Confederate soldier who died in a Civil War prison camp in New York says the wrong name is on his gravestone, and the Department of Veterans Affairs won't fix it.
The U.S. Marshals Service has joined the search for a person of interest in a Petersburg fire that killed four people.
Authorities are investigating a fire that destroyed two structures and damaged two others in downtown Petersburg.
Albert Austin Dawson Jr., the first African American to be elected as a circuit court clerk in Virginia, has died. He was 66.
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American troops are still dying in Afghanistan at a pace that doesn't often register beyond their hometowns. So far this year, it's 31 a month on average, or one per day.
Nearly a quarter of a million historic court documents from Petersburg detailing early struggles in the rail and mining industries and with free African Americans are now available online.
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Leading Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich is behind an effort to have African-American Union soldiers recognized for their role in the Civil War Battle of the Crater.
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