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Civil War fort at Jamestown is dug up to get at 1607 site

Easy AdSense by Unreal By W. Barksdale Maynard This article appeared in the May 7, 2012 issue of the Washington Post. Since the sensational 1994 discovery of James Fort, the first permanent English settlement in the New World, excavations have revealed palisade … Continue reading

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Civil War graffiti covers this Virginia home

by Libby Zay  Graffiti is now a fairly common part of our culture’s dialogue, but did you know soldiers in theCivil War also tagged, doodled, and conversed with one another on walls? Inside a two-story home in Virginia, historians are slowly uncovering … Continue reading

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