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Battle of Drewry's Bluff to be marked in Va.

A Civil War battle that produced three Medals of Honor is being commemorated in the former capital of the Confederacy.

Tuesday - 05/15/2012, 12:23pm EDT

Tags: Civil War, Laurel Mayor Craig Moe, James River

Middleburg Battlefield to be preserved: governor

Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell will be in Middleburg to announce details of a new public-private partnership that will preserve a key portion of the Middleburg Battlefield from the Civil War.

Wednesday - 05/09/2012, 07:57am EDT

Tags: Civil War, Middleburg, Bob McDonnell

Frederick businesses hope to capitalize on Gettysburg anniversary

The Gettysburg Convention and Visitors Bureau estimates the 150th anniversary will attract 4 million people in 2013, but many visitors are expected to make the trek this year to avoid the 2013 crush, and local establishments hope to benefit from tourists coming through Frederick County on their way to the battlefields.

Sunday - 05/06/2012, 02:00am EDT

Tags: Civil War, tourism, Gettysburg, The Gettysburg Convention and Visitors Bureau

Va. battlefield marks 150th anniversary of siege

The Yorktown Battlefield has opened exhibits and demonstrations to mark the 150th anniversary of a noted Civil War siege.

Sunday - 04/15/2012, 12:29pm EDT

Tags: Yorktown Battlefield, Civil War

Clara Barton office in downtown D.C. to be museum

The downtown District office of Clara Barton, where she led an effort to trace missing soldiers from the Civil War before she founded the American Red Cross, will soon become a museum.

Friday - 04/13/2012, 02:15am EDT

Tags: Clara Barton, Civil War

Md. Civil War museum gives severed arm a good look

Long after the guns fell silent at Antietam, the earth yielded up gruesome reminders of the bloodiest day of the American Civil War: bodies, bones, buttons and entire severed limbs -- one of which is now the focus of intense study at the National Museum of Civil War Medicine.

Thursday - 04/12/2012, 10:06am EDT

Tags: Antietam, National Museum of Civil War Medicine, Civil War

Take a Civil War tour with your computer mouse

Events around the country are planned to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Civil War, and now's there's an easy way to get a feel for the complete scope of celebrations.

Friday - 04/06/2012, 09:20am EDT

Tags: Hank Silverberg, Civil War 150th Anniversary, National Park Service, Bill Line, Civil War

Second Manassas commemoration to be low key

This summer's commemoration of the 1862 battle will be smaller than last year's commemoration of First Bull Run.

Sunday - 04/01/2012, 02:15pm EDT

Tags: Civil War, Hank Silverberg, First Manassas

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