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Smithsonian Features Grant, Lee From Civil War

The National Portrait Gallery is continuing a commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the Civil War with a new exhibit focusing on the two generals who led Confederate and Union troops into battle.

07/07/2014

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Williamsport, Md. Marks Independence Day With Civil War Twist

The western Maryland town of Williamsport is marking Independence Day with a Civil War twist.

07/04/2013

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Death Of Stonewall Jackson Remains A Mystery 150 Years Later

A hundred and fifty years ago Friday, Confederate General Stonewall Jackson died. But what killed him has been a subject of medical debate for a very long time.

05/10/2013

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Hagerstown Monument To Honor Black Civil War Vets

The city of Hagerstown says it will erect a monument to black Civil War veterans 90 years after white veterans of the war were similarly honored.

05/03/2013

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Man Digs Up Live Civil War-Era Shell From Yard

J.D. Taylor Jr. was planting trees at his Sharpsburg home when he came upon a startling sight: a live Civil War-era shell.

04/12/2013

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For Young Civil War Re-Enactor, History Is Passion

Walkersville High School junior Chris Sniezek enlisted in the military when he was 10 years old. Sort of.

05/22/2012

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Md. Businesses Look To Profit From War Anniversary

Emmitsburg antiques dealer Dora Connolly has canceled her annual July trip to a show in Connecticut.

05/08/2012

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Baltimore’s Role In Civil War Showcased In New Exhibit

As the nation remembers the 150th anniversary of the Civil War, Maryland’s dire position as a border state is coming into special focus.

04/13/2011