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Minnesota Civil War Commemoration Task Force “Nashville” video series

The Minnesota Civil War Commemoration Task Force observed the anniversaries of the Battles of Franklin and Nashville from November 13-17, 2014 which culminated in the dedication to a marker on Shy’s Hill in Nashville on November 16. The marker commemorates … Continue reading

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National organization recognizes battlefield preservation champions from Alabama, Georgia and Tennessee

(Chattanooga, Tenn.) – During a ceremony this evening Fairyland Club on Lookout Mountain, the Civil War Trust, a national battlefield preservation organization, will recognize three outstanding historic preservation advocates with its Chairman’s Awards for Achievement.  The awards, presented by the Trust’s … Continue reading

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Manassas rescue fueled preservation movement

Manassas was where today’s battlefield preservation efforts began, with an assist from Fredericksburg.  By CLINT SCHEMMER   A hundred and fifty years ago Thursday near this railroad junction, terrible bloodshed occurred. Millions know the event today as the First Battle … Continue reading

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Manassas Battlefield gains ground on eve of 150th

STEVE SZKOTAK, Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Manassas Battlefield is expanding on the eve of the 150th anniversary of the first great land battle in the Civil War. The Civil War Trust, the National Park Service and state and local officials are announcing … Continue reading

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Civil War Trust recognizes National Park Service and state champions of battlefield preservation

(Chantilly, Va.) – During a ceremony this morning at the Westfields Marriott Washington Dulles hotel, the Civil War Trust, a national battlefield preservation organization, recognized two outstanding historic preservation advocates with its Chairman’s Awards for Achievement.  The awards, presented by the … Continue reading

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Civil War park, museum to open Saturday

By Preston Knight – pknight@nvdaily.com STRASBURG, Va. — With the grand opening of the Hupp’s Hill Civil War Park scheduled for Saturday, the Cedar Creek Battlefield Foundation has finished its work turning old into new. The park, which can be visited … Continue reading

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Industry encroaches on Maryland’s Civil War battlefields

Sites at Monocacy, South Mountain highlight conflict with modern society By Timothy B. Wheeler, The Baltimore Sun FREDERICK —— Standing behind the old brick Worthington House, visitors can look down the gently sloping hillside and picture the Civil War battle … Continue reading

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