A well-preserved human forearm that was once displayed near the Antietam National Battlefield as “The Arm of the Unknown Soldier” is now grabbing the Halloween spotlight at the National Museum of Civil War Medicine.
The National Park Service is giving its approval to a plan that would have government sharpshooters kill more than 2,800 white-tailed deer at three Civil War battlefields in Maryland and Virginia over the next five years.
Hikers, picnickers and history lovers all visit Gathland State Park for different reasons. But most know little about the man who built Gathland.
A western Maryland church is inviting people to explore its historical connections to both slavery and the war that ended it.
The National Park Service says it wants to expand the Antietam National Battlefield near Sharpsburg to include about 500 acres in neighboring West Virginia where Civil War soldiers fought the Battle of Shepherdstown.
The National Park Service has completed a study of the Shepherdstown Battlefield and related resources.
The National Park Service tentatively approved a plan Friday that envisions government sharpshooters killing more than 2,800 white-tailed deer at three Civil War battlefields in Maryland and Virginia over the next five years to curb damage to plants and trees.
The newest trees along U.S. 15 come with stories of Civil War troops.
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.
The Maryland Office of Tourism is urging people to see a Civil War site near Frederick from a canoe.
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