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Curious plaque tells forgotten story

The familiar brick sidewalks of Old Town Alexandria served as the backdrop to a bit of American history you may not be familiar with and a curious plaque hidden in plain sight reminds passersby of at least part of the story.

Saturday - 02/02/2013, 08:18pm EST

Tags: Old Town Alexandria, Civil War 150th Anniversary, Civil War, Office of Historic Alexandria

Civil War 150 HistoryMobile making final Va. stop

A history class on wheels is ending its 2012 tour at events marking the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Fredericksburg.

Saturday - 12/08/2012, 11:13am EST

Tags: Battle of Fredericksburg, Civil War 150th Anniversary, historymobile

Twist of fate in Frederick led to turning point in Civil War

Descendents of Civil War heroes re-trace the steps of their great-grandfather, who found lost orders from Gen. Robert E. Lee that a prominent Civil War historian calls the most notable moment when America's trajectory turned and its very future was reset at Antietam Creek.

Saturday - 09/15/2012, 10:28pm EDT

Tags: Antietam National Battlefield, Civil War 150th Anniversary, Gen. Robert E. Lee, Emancipation Proclamation

A smaller affair for 150th anniversary of Second Manassas

This weekend's commemoration of the battle will culminate Sunday night with a dramatic presentation of Stonewall Jackson's raid on Union provisions at Manassas junction.

Sunday - 08/26/2012, 08:34am EDT

Tags: Second Batlle of Bull Run, Second Manassas, Harry Parrish, Manassas, Civil War 150th Anniversary

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

Program links 23 Va. wineries to Civil War sites

A new travel program in Virginia aims to connect history lovers to wineries and wine lovers to history.

Monday - 03/12/2012, 02:44pm EDT

Tags: Sesquicentennial Winery Passport, Civil War, Virginia Tourism Corporation, Civil War 150th Anniversary

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