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Conservation for big guns that opened Civil War

Preservationists are using computer sensors and other high-tech methods to protect massive iron Civil War guns at a fort in South Carolina that fired on Fort Sumter to open the war in April 1861.

Sunday - 06/16/2013, 06:26pm EDT

Tags: Civil War

300K expected for Gettysburg 150th Civil War commemoration

The battle of Gettysburg was a major turning point in the Civil War. And events to commemorate the 150th anniversary of this seminole event offer a great get-a-way opportunity and a chance to learn more the Civil War.

Wednesday - 06/05/2013, 06:24am EDT

Tags: Civil War 150th Anniversary, Battle of Gettysburg, travel, Robert E. Lee, National Park Service, Hank Silverberg, tourism, Civil War

Dominion CEO helped write Va-based Civil War movie

Virginia is no stranger to Civil War movies, but a new film that starts shooting in the state this week has an unusual backstory.

Monday - 06/03/2013, 04:22pm EDT

Tags: Thomas Farrell II, Civil War, Dominion Resources

Civil War cannons at Appomattox get a lift

Tuesday - 05/21/2013, 08:17am EDT

Tags: Appomattox, Civil War

105-year-old Confederate statue stirs controversy in Loudoun (Photos)

A statue of a Confederate soldier that has stood in front of the historic courthouse in Loudoun County since 1908 is now being called inappropriate and a local lawyer says it should be removed.

Wednesday - 05/15/2013, 10:32am EDT

Tags: Leesburg, statue, Civil War, confederate, Hank Silverberg, John Flannery, Loudoun County Courthouse

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Civil War preservation may survive sequestration

Money is tight. Every dollar spent by government is being scrutinized right now because of the mandatory federal budget cuts known as sequestration. But efforts to preserve history may be preserved themselves.

Sunday - 05/12/2013, 02:50pm EDT

Tags: Virginia, Civil War, Civil War 150th Anniversary, Civil War Trust, historic preservation

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