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US Archives to display Emancipation Proclamation

Wednesday - 02/05/2014, 05:35am EST

Tags: national archives

Emancipation Proclamation to go on display at National Archives

Pages three and five will be on display for three days at the National Archives rotunda starting on Dec. 30.

Monday - 12/24/2012, 12:14am EST

Tags: President Abraham Lincoln, national archives

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,

Va. museum to host 'emancipation watch' party

An "emancipation watch" party is planned in Virginia's capital city.

Tuesday - 09/11/2012, 06:47am EDT

Tags: Virginia Historical Society

Richmond service to celebrate slavery's end

Monday - 01/02/2012, 09:00am EST

Tags: Richmond, slavery,