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Lee-Jackson Day in Virginia, Maryland

Cold weather has yet to deter enthusiastic participation in two ceremonies in recognition of the birthdays of Generals Robert E. Lee and Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson, one in Lexington, Va. and the other in Baltimore. They are scheduled for Saturday and...

By Linda Wheeler  | January 13, 2011; 10:52 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
Categories:  Events, News, Re-enactments  | Tags:  lee-jackson day  
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Ohio town honors forgotten Civil War soldier

In Anderson Township, Ohio, an African American Civil War soldier will have a gravestone for the first time since he died 84 years ago. Clay Trotter was a farmer in Lexington, Ky., when he was recruited in 1864 to join...

By Linda Wheeler  | November 10, 2010; 4:58 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
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Lincoln Forum still has space

The 15th annual Lincoln Forum symposium in Gettysburg, scheduled for Nov. 16 to 18, is usually sold out by now but there are a few spaces left. I have attended the last eight of these symposia and recommend them highly...

By Linda Wheeler  | November 7, 2010; 4:10 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
Categories:  Events, News  | Tags:  Craig Symonds, Edna Medford, Harold Holzer  
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