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A House Divided: September 12, 2010 - September 18, 2010

Union veteran's remains found on a shelf

A Union veteran who died in 1918 and whose cremated remains were unclaimed until recently finally got the military funeral promised to all veterans. Private John Kling and his wife Elizabeth who died in 1923 were interred Friday in Jacksonville,...

By Linda Wheeler  | September 18, 2010; 8:48 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Taylor Hotel under threat of demolition

The Taylor Hotel, where Gen. Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson stayed and which was used numerous times as a hospital for soldiers on both sides, may be at the end of its long 164-year life. The three-story building at 119-129 N. Loudoun...

By Linda Wheeler  | September 14, 2010; 3:50 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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