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Rare photo of Robert E. Lee's slave found on Ebay

A rare photo of Selina Gray, Gen. Robert E. Lee's house slave, found on Ebay.

Thursday - 10/09/2014, 03:59pm EDT

Tags: Arlington National Cemetery, arlington house, selina gray, Robert E. Lee, slavery, alicia lozano

Inside the art of life and death masks (Photos)

From ancient Greece to the American Confederacy, famous and powerful figures have been immortalized through plaster masks sculpted during a person's lifetime or immediately after their death.

Saturday - 07/19/2014, 02:03am EDT

Tags: alicia lozano, National Portrait Gallery, Abraham Lincoln, Robert E. Lee, Ulysses S. Grant, one life, life mask, death mask, karin sander


US accepts 258 Civil War acres in Va.

A Civil War battlefield in Virginia where Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee saw his first major victory is now federally protected.

Thursday - 07/10/2014, 12:24pm EDT

Tags: Richmond National Battlefield Park, Robert E. Lee, Civil War

2 Civil War museums in US team up for new center

One museum has among its vast Confederate-centric collection Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson's sword and the flag that flew at Robert E. Lee's headquarters. The other museum strives to tell the story of the American Civil War through the eyes of Northerners and Southerners, freed and enslaved blacks, soldiers and civilians.

Monday - 11/18/2013, 11:28am EST

Tags: Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson, Robert E. Lee

300K expected for Gettysburg 150th Civil War commemoration

The battle of Gettysburg was a major turning point in the Civil War. And events to commemorate the 150th anniversary of this seminole event offer a great get-a-way opportunity and a chance to learn more the Civil War.

Wednesday - 06/05/2013, 06:24am EDT

Tags: Civil War 150th Anniversary, Battle of Gettysburg, Travel, Robert E. Lee, National Park Service, Hank Silverberg, tourism, Civil War

Va. Museum of Confederacy to open new space

The Museum of the Confederacy is continuing to prepare for opening its Appomattox location.

Sunday - 02/12/2012, 03:58pm EST

Tags: Museum of the Confederacy, Appomattox, Robert E. Lee