Tag Archives: Historic Preservation

Archaeologists comb newly-found Civil War POW camp

By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — When word reached Camp Lawton that the enemy army of Gen. William T. Sherman was approaching, the prison camp’s Confederate officers rounded up their thousands of Union army POWs for a … Continue reading

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Civil War Trust provides history lovers with ‘Essential To-Do List’ for 150th Anniversary

(Washington, D.C.) – Whether it’s standing atop Chattanooga’s Lookout Mountain or inside Antietam’s Dunker Church, or viewing the remains of the ironclad USS Monitor or the Confederate submarine HL Hunley, some experiences have the power to bring history alive like nothing … Continue reading

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Civil War Trust Lauds Transfer of Gettysburg Country Club Site to National Park Service

(Gettysburg, Pa., March 25, 2011) – After years spent with its fate hanging in the balance, the Department of the Interior today announced that the 95-acre site of the former Gettysburg Country Club has officially become part of Gettysburg National Military … Continue reading

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