Arkansas Tries To Strip Gen. Lee From Martin Luther King DayThe shared birthdays of slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. and Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee. is celebrated on the same day in Arkansas.
Confederate Flag License Plate May Become A Thing Of The PastAs 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.
City Of Frederick Recreates End-of-Civil War CelebrationThe 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.
Civil War Battlefields Ringing Bells To Mark Lee's SurrenderTwo Civil War battlefields in Maryland are ringing bells to mark the 150th anniversary of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee's surrender.
Smithsonian Features Grant, Lee From Civil WarThe 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.
Library Plans Civil War Blog With Voices From PastFirst-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.
Did Battle, And U.S. Future, Hang On Thread Of Fate?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.