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.
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.
Some Maryland businesses are reporting brisk business from tourists attending Civil War anniversary events in nearby Gettysburg, Pa.
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.
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.
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.
The western Maryland city of Oakland is marking the 150th anniversary of a Civil War event notable in part for its lack of bloodshed.
J.D. Taylor Jr. was planting trees at his Sharpsburg home when he came upon a startling sight: a live Civil War-era shell.
An exhibit at the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Museum in Baltimore explains how the railroad played a role in the establishment of West Virginia statehood during the Civil War.
The Maryland Historical Trust says an effort is under way to preserve a Civil War battle site near Cumberland.
For those who have ever wondered if their ancestors were war heroes or war prisoners, Debra Hoffman, professional genealogist, will provide the tools to uncover the stories of Civil War soldiers buried in family lines.
Four major universities are joining theater companies in Boston, Baltimore, Washington and Atlanta in a project to commission new plays, music and dance compositions about the Civil War and its lasting legacy 150 years later.