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Va. museum's lab resumes USS Monitor conservation

The Mariners' Museum has resumed work to conserve and restore the USS Monitor's turret and other large artifacts from the Civil War ironclad.

Thursday - 05/08/2014, 11:23am EDT

Tags: Newport News, Va., USS Monitor,

Hiking and learning on the Civil War battlefields

There are more than 300 miles of trails to explore in the 24 national parks designated as significant battlegrounds of the Civil War. The trails offer more than just a typical hike but a come with a sense of history.

Tuesday - 05/06/2014, 04:43pm EDT

Tags: Monocacy National Battlefield, Manassas Battlefield National Park, Battle of Chancellorsville, National Park Service, hiking

VMI seeking descendants of cadets from 1864 battle

Virginia Military Institute is seeking descendants of cadets who fought at the Civil War Battle of New Market.

Thursday - 03/13/2014, 03:52am EDT

Tags: VMI,

Va. museum offers exhibit of Civil War images

Some rarely seen images from the Civil War are on display in Virginia. The Mariners' Museum has opened a show that features more than 120 photographs from the George Eastman Collection.

Monday - 03/03/2014, 03:27am EST

Tags: photographs

Marriage to create American Civil War Museum in Va

A new museum in Richmond that will marry the collections of two Civil War museums has a name.

Wednesday - 01/15/2014, 05:21pm EST

Tags: Richmond, American Civil War Museum, Museum of the Confederacy, American Civil War Center

Civil War-era graffiti found in Va. structure

More Civil War-era graffiti has been found in a Brandy Station structure known as the Graffiti House.

Thursday - 12/19/2013, 03:53pm EST

Tags: Brandy Station, Graffiti House

Candlelight tour honors those who died at Antietam

Volunteers are lighting more than 23,000 candles at the Antietam National Battlefield near Sharpsburg to honor those were killed, wounded or declared missing in the Civil War's bloodiest one-day battle.

Saturday - 12/07/2013, 11:44am EST

Tags: Antietam, Sharpsburg,

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