Classic Cannons In Patterson Park To Get A Spectacular MakeoverSome iconic pieces of Baltimore history are about to get a makeover. A few of them are more than 300 years old.
Williamsport, Md. Marks Independence Day With Civil War Twist The western Maryland town of Williamsport is marking Independence Day with a Civil War twist.
Effort Underway To Bring Civil War Cannons BackIf Scott Bragunier has his way, cannon tubes that sat for more than a century on Doubleday Hill, a spot in Riverview Cemetery named for Union Gen. Abner Doubleday, will be returned to the same spot by spring.
Fort Sumter: Somber 150th Anniversary Of Civil WarBooming cannons, plaintive period music and hushed crowds ushered in the 150th anniversary of America's bloodiest war on Tuesday, a commemoration that continues to underscore a racial divide that had plagued the nation since before the Civil War. The events marked the 150th anniversary of the Confederate bombardment of Union-held Fort Sumter in Charleston Harbor, an engagement that plunged the nation into four years of war at a cost of more than 600,000 lives.