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This summer's commemoration of the 1862 battle will be smaller than last year's commemoration of First Bull Run.
A new travel program in Virginia aims to connect history lovers to wineries and wine lovers to history.
The New York State Military Museum has created a video that shows some of the meticulous work conducted to conserve a flag at the center of a deadly encounter in the opening weeks of the Civil War.
The western Maryland town of Hancock is marking the 150th anniversary of a little-known Civil War battle.
Andrew Dalton loves studying the Civil War. "Not too many people can say history happened in their backyard."
The oppressive heat, venomous serpents and boot-snatching muck that made the Great Dismal Swamp a barrier to European settlement ever since colonial times also made it a haven for thousands of people escaping slavery before the Civil War.
The Maryland Historical Society has taken stereo photo cards made during the Civil War and put them in a video that visitors can view through special glasses to see 3-D images of President Lincoln, casualties of Antietam and other scenes from the 1860s.
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