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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: Civil War, Manassas Battlefield National Park, Battle of Chancellorsville, National Park Service, hiking

Md. spending $980,000 to preserve Civil War sites

Gov. Martin O'Malley is awarding $980,000 to help preserve 150 acres of Civil War battlegrounds in Frederick County.

Tuesday - 08/07/2012, 03:49pm EDT

Tags: Civil War, South Mountain State Battlefield

Heat stifles Md. Civil War encampment

The National Park Service says it's too hot for a Civil War anniversary event at the Monocacy (mah-NAH'-kah-see) National Battlefield near Frederick.

Friday - 07/06/2012, 05:03pm EDT

Tags: National Park Service, Civil War