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‘Battle That Saved Washington’ Remembered In Md.

The Civil War clash known as “the battle that saved Washington” could more accurately be labeled “the battle that saved Lincoln’s re-election,” a prominent preservationist said Wednesday as the National Park Service marked the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Monocacy.

07/09/2014

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Visit Md. Civil War Site In A Canoe

The Maryland Office of Tourism is urging people to see a Civil War site near Frederick from a canoe.

06/25/2014

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Best Destinations For The Wine Lover’s Vacation

While Napa Valley deserves to be mentioned on any short list of the country’s top wine destinations, there are several other destinations nationwide that are worthy of merit.

06/10/2014

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Explore The South: Sights To Behold In America’s Southern Region

Featuring many of America’s oldest cities, superb food, refined beauty and world famous attractions, the South has something to offer for all walks of life.

05/13/2014

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Group Aims To Repair D.C.’s Black Civil War Memorial

The group that built the African Civil War Memorial in Washington is now raising funds to repair it after the memorial was damaged by gunfire.

02/24/2014

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Md. Could Rescind 1861 Vote To Protect Slavery

Several months before the U.S. Civil War, Maryland and three other states voted for a constitutional amendment protecting their rights to allow slavery. This year lawmakers could rescind that vote.

01/31/2014

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Retired Baltimore Lawyer Works To Preserve Md. Community Founded By Former Slaves

Otho M. Thompson was home again last week, standing in the damp grass behind the one-room schoolhouse and in front of the sagging lodge hall supported by wooden scaffolding.

12/24/2013

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PTSD In Civil War Times: A Md. Museum Exhibit

A new exhibit at the National Museum of Civil War Medicine in Frederick offers a historical perspective on post-traumatic stress disorder.

11/29/2013

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John Brown Slept Here, School In Hagerstown Says

The University System of Maryland campus in Hagerstown is displaying an unusual piece of Civil War history.

10/22/2013

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Rebel With A Cause: Matthew VanDyke Shares Frontline Experience In Syria

As the tension in Syria continues to heat up, here at home, one man is sharing his real life experiences in Syria while filming the civil war.

09/22/2013

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First Black Union Soldiers Remembered In D.C. Exhibit

Months after the Emancipation Proclamation was signed 150 years ago, the first unit of black Northern soldiers was organized as the 54th Massachusetts Regiment and went on to fight at Fort Wagner in South Carolina during the Civil War.

09/15/2013

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Plan Targets 2,800 Deer At Md., Va. Battlefields

The National Park Service says it wants to kill more than 2,800 white-tailed deer at three Civil War battlefields in Maryland and Virginia to reduce damage to forests and other vegetation.

09/03/2013

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