Robert E. Lee
As South Carolina grapples with its Confederate flag debate, lawmakers in other states—including Maryland—are calling for changes to eliminate Confederate flags and symbols here.
The city of Frederick is lighting up its downtown with torches and candles to recreate an event marking the end of the Civil War 150 years ago.
Two Civil War battlefields in Maryland are ringing bells to mark the 150th anniversary of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee’s surrender.
The National Portrait Gallery is continuing a commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the Civil War with a new exhibit focusing on the two generals who led Confederate and Union troops into battle.
First-person accounts from the Civil War are being brought to life in a new blog that will feature the voices of Robert E. Lee, Ulysses S. Grant and others.
From as far away as Minnesota, Colorado and Ohio they came, more than 30 members of the Bloss and Mitchell families who converged on the hallowed Civil War fighting grounds of rural Maryland.