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Numbers starting to roll in in Frederick County indicate that September was a high-traffic month due to the 150-year anniversaries of both the Battle of South Mountain and the Battle of Antietam.
As youngsters, David and Steve Castro camped on Antietam Battlefield and splashed in the Monocacy River. David recalls a time when Frederick was called Fredericktowne.
It is ironic that the Battle of South Mountain is often overshadowed by its successor, which took place in a flat field.
Washington County is marking the site of the first Civil War battle action in Maryland.
An archaeological dig at Fort Ward Park in Alexandria has uncovered 43 unidentified graves and traces of a historic post-Civil War community.
The western Maryland town of Williamsport is getting state help in preserving its Civil War history.
Manassas and Prince William County tourism leaders launching a $15 pass that gets you discounts through December of next year at several key Civil War sites.
Seven land tracts around Civil War battlefields in Maryland will be acquired by the thanks to funding from the state.
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