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A House Divided: November 30, 2008 - December 6, 2008

In Memory of Antietam Casualties: 23,000 Candles

The annual illumination at Antietam National Battlefield takes place Saturday, Dec. 6 beginning at dark and ending at midnight, although Superintendent John Howard said no one is ever turned away. He said 20,000 cars passed through the battlefield last year....

By Linda Wheeler  |  December 5, 2008; 7:40 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Civil War Authors To Speak in Washington D.C.

Two excellent speakers are scheduled to appear at meetings of Washington D.C. Civil War organizations, each meeting at the Ft. McNair Officers Club. Guests may have dinner (reservations required) or just attend the program. Marc Leepson, author of "Desperate Engagement:...

By Linda Wheeler  |  December 4, 2008; 8:38 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Prayer Book Returned to Southern Family

Tom Wharton of the Salt Lake Tribune has written a wonderful story about the return of a family heirloom 146 years after it was found by a Union soldier assigned to bury Confederate dead....

By Linda Wheeler  |  December 1, 2008; 10:17 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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