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A House Divided: October 18, 2009 - October 24, 2009

Gettysburg superintendent demoted

John Latschar, the controversial superintendent of Gettysburg National Military Park, was removed from that position, effective Monday, by National Park Service officials, according to an article by Erin James in the York, Pa. Daily Record/Sunday News. She interviewed him today....

By Linda Wheeler  |  October 22, 2009; 9:30 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Canines go to war

At the recent re-enactment at the Cedar Creek Battlefield in Middletown, Va., visitors got a chance to meet author Michael Zucchero, who wrote, "Loyal Hearts: Histories of American Civil War Canines." His book relates the history of regimental mascots, usually...

By Linda Wheeler  |  October 22, 2009; 9:17 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Period dinner to honor 1861 Grand Review

Following the Union loss at First Manassas, President Lincoln and the country needed reassurance the government could put a formidable army in the field. On Nov. 20, 1861, Maj. Gen. George B. McClellan gave that assurance with a Grand Review...

By Linda Wheeler  |  October 18, 2009; 8:38 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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