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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,

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: Hank Silverberg, First Manassas

Smithsonian opens Civil War art from North, South

Friday - 03/30/2012, 07:08am EDT

Tags: Smithsonian

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, Virginia Tourism Corporation, Civil War 150th Anniversary

Group forms to help Appomattox national park

Monday - 02/27/2012, 08:05am EST

Tags: Appomattox,

Video details NY effort to conserve Civil War flag

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.

Wednesday - 01/25/2012, 11:37am EST

Tags: James Jackson, Confederate banner,

Hancock, Md., marks Civil War anniversary

The western Maryland town of Hancock is marking the 150th anniversary of a little-known Civil War battle.

Thursday - 01/05/2012, 11:36am EST

Tags: Hancock, Md., Battle of Hancock, National Park Service, Potomac River

Gettysburg teen finds history in his own backyard

Andrew Dalton loves studying the Civil War. "Not too many people can say history happened in their backyard."

Monday - 01/02/2012, 09:53am EST

Tags: Gettysburg, Andrew Dalton, Battle of Gettysburg, history

Southern swamp holds clues about runaway slaves

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.

Monday - 07/04/2011, 01:16pm EDT

Tags: American University, north carolina division of state historic sites an, dan sayers, michelle lanier, Great Dismal Swamp,

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