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Confederate's grave has wrong name; VA won't fix

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.

Tuesday - 09/30/2014, 12:14pm EDT

Tags: Civil War, prison camp, Petersburg, Va., Veterans Affairs

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, Civil War

'Battle that saved Washington' remembered in Md.

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

Tags: Civil War, 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., Civil War


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, Civil War

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