The National Park Service is kicking off four days of events marking the 150th anniversary of the Civil War Battle of Antietam near Sharpsburg.
The Civil War Battle of Antietam was so big, they’re re-enacting it twice. And nearly 8,000 re-enactors had to make a choice: strictly regimented realism or bombastic spectacle?
It’s “go” time for several thousand Civil War hobbyists in western Maryland.
Members of the 2nd South Carolina String Band look and sound like a Civil War camp band. And while they play “Oh! Susannah” and other familiar fare, they don’t shy from other historical songs with inescapably racist overtones that may offend some modern listeners.
The western Maryland town of Williamsport is getting state help in preserving its Civil War history.
The last Civil War soldier to witness the fighting at Burnside Bridge during the Battle of Antietam died nearly a century ago. But a 170-year-old eastern sycamore tree that abuts the north end of the stone bridge continues to thrive.
Gov. Martin O’Malley is awarding $980,000 to help preserve 150 acres of Civil War battlegrounds in Frederick County.
The “lost orders” of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee are the latest attraction at the Monocacy National Battlefield near Frederick.
Organizers of a major Civil War battle re-enactment near Sharpsburg say they have enlisted local Boy Scouts to sell tickets.
The city of Hagerstown is offering a self-guided walking tour of significant Civil War sites.
The National Park Service says it’s too hot for a Civil War anniversary event at the Monocacy National Battlefield near Frederick.
In the midst of an all-consuming Civil War 150 years ago, Congress was able to pass legislation that would transform higher education.