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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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Md. Counties Get Economic Boost From Gettysburg

Some Maryland businesses are reporting brisk business from tourists attending Civil War anniversary events in nearby Gettysburg, Pa.

07/05/2013

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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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Civil War Cannons Return To Williamsport

Three Civil War cannons are back in Williamsport following restoration. The cannons mounted on historically accurate carriages were taken by horse back to Doubleday Hill on Saturday.

05/05/2013

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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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Western Md. City Marks Bloodless Civil War Event

The western Maryland city of Oakland is marking the 150th anniversary of a Civil War event notable in part for its lack of bloodshed.

04/25/2013

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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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