The 87-acre Millwood, Virginia property includes a four-bedroom limestone manor built in 1797 by Lt. Col. Nathaniel Burwell. See photos.
A Florida man feels “insulted” that the Army would not conduct DNA testing on the remains of two Civil War soldiers found at Manassas National Battlefield before they were buried at Arlington National Cemetery. Other families are disappointed, too.
It will help protect the Revolutionary War’s Yorktown battlefield and nine Civil War sites throughout Virginia.
One of the commission’s functions would be to provide guidance on the recommendations of the Monument Avenue Commission regarding the city’s Confederate statues.
Arlington National Cemetery dedicated its Millennium site on Thursday. The 27-acre expansion will provide an additional 27,282 spaces for interment. That same day, the remains of two Civil War soldiers were also laid to rest.
The Civil War Kids Camp at Star Fort will allow children to “enlist” in a unit alongside living historians.
This discovery marks the first time in history that a surgeon’s pit at a Civil War battlefield has been excavated and studied, and is the first time that killed-in-action Civil War soldiers have been found in an amputated limb burial pit.
White’s Ferry is closed Wednesday because of high water on the Potomac. Some longtime ferry commuters are having to resort to Plan B.
Four men have been charged with illegally dumping deer carcasses near an historic church and African-American cemetery in Leesburg.
The Civil War Trust’s Park Day on Saturday attracts thousands of volunteers every year who take part in activities like building trails, raking leaves, painting signs and putting up fences.
Despite ongoing tensions, anger and court battles over Confederate war memorials in Virginia and elsewhere, the county attorney told the Board of Supervisors during a public meeting that “this county has no legal authority” to ban the flag, which many see as a symbol of hate. It’s located on private property, which limits any steps the government can take, he said.
A Virginia city is canceling a planned “Civil War Weekend” in the wake of last week’s violence in Charlottesville, Virginia.
Attempts to remove high-profile Confederate references in Alexandria, Virginia, are seeing mixed results: a Confederate soldier statue will stay, a highway name will change.
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Alexandria residents offered clear but differing opinions on what to do with the Confederate references throughout the city.
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