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  1. Exhibit puts faces on Civil War figuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | This Week Community News

    Our country continues its commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the Civil War this year. At the Powell-Liberty Historical Society's Martin-Perry House, we have an exhibit on the War Between the States.


  2. Hometown New Market: 150 Years and CountingRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The Daily News-Record

    Volunteer Liz Gum of New Market staffs the Shenandoah Valley Battlefields Foundation's headquarters. In 2013, the foundation purchased the historic Lee-Jackson Building on Congress Street in New Market, renovating it for use as offices and a welcome center.


  3. Klan trace seen in Selma bridge's nameRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NWAonline

    When the nation's first black president steps onto the Edmund Pettus Bridge to honor the marchers beaten there 50 years ago, he'll be standing on a structure that's at once synonymous with the civil-rights struggle and a tribute to a reputed Ku Klux Klan leader. The latter fact had all but faded from memory until recently, when a Selma student group launched an online petition to rename the landmark bridge.


  4. State cuts include $94K to refurbish Civil War memorial in BarreRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Gov. Charlie Baker's multipronged $768 million budget-cutting strategy to balance the state budget includes eliminating $94,000 to refurbish the Civil War memorial on Barre Common. Selectmen have expressed dismay, as work had begun and a contract was signed with a company to do the work.


  5. Sherman in Columbia@150: Yes Harf, you can kill enough to winRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Examiner.com

    President Barack Obama via his State Department's Marie Harf said, earlier this week, that the United States "cannot win this war by killing [Islamic State fighters] . . . [and that] we need, in the medium- to longer-term, to go after the root causes that lead people to join these groups, whether it's lack of opportunity for jobs, whether .


  6. Civil rights landmark bridge named for reputed KKK leaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | SFGate

    In this March 21, 1965 file photo, civil rights marchers cross the Alabama river on the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Ala. to the State Capitol of Montgomery.


  7. Va. man treasures Civil War sites, family's ties to pastRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Stars and Stripes

    But he grew up with the American Civil War, experiencing its centennial as a boy and soaking up family stories about ancestors' part in the War Between the States. He recently became the first full-time chief administrator of the Central Virginia Battlefields Trust, the nonprofit that Fredericksburg-area folks created to protect the war's pivotal spots here from sprawl and ruin.


  8. United Daughters Of The Confederacy Held Auction At February MeetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | Chattanoogan.com

    The United Daughters of the Confederacy, Jefferson Davis Chapter # 900 held its monthly meeting on Feb. 14, at the Kinser Church of God.


  9. Civil War Op-Ed: Saint Patrick's Day Tribute to General Patrick Cleburne-The Fighting IrishmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | Huntington News

    It has been my pleasure to write many articles pertaining to the America's past and the Old South land loving called 'Dixie' for your reading enjoyment for over 10 years. Thank you to the editors of newspapers and on-line folks who have been so kind to publish my letters.


  10. Cross Border Open Carry March for Texarkana 28 MarchRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | AmmoLand

    Arkansas became a constitutional carry state in August of 2013. It took about a year and a half, dozens of open carry marches, and a change of the Attorney General, for that fact to be generally recognized .


  11. WV Senate Democrats Vote for Constitutional CarryRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 1 | AmmoLand

    Constitutional carry, or permitless carry, has passed the West Virginia Senate with an astonishing 32 to 2 vote . That means that 14 of the 16 Democrats in the Senate voted for the bill.


  12. RGV Civil War Trail explores region's historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Progress Times

    As the War Between the States separated the country in the 1800s, a smaller, lesser-known version of it played out in the Rio Grande Valley. "Really nobody in this area sort of bought into the Confederate argument, but they did buy into the idea of being left alone," said Christopher Miller, a history professor at the University of Texas-Pan American.


  13. Sherman's march recalledRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Herald Independent

    Old Brick Church in Jenkinsville, which was plundered by Federal soldiers and used to repair a pontoon bridge, was open to the public on Saturday. Old Brick Church in Jenkinsville, which was plundered by Federal soldiers and used to repair a pontoon bridge, was open to the public on Saturday.


  14. I'm Not Losing Sleep Over Talk of SecessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

    I'm Not Losing Sleep Over Talk of Secession Americans love to pick up their marbles and go home when things aren't going their way. Check out this story on DemocratandChronicle.com: http://on.rocne.ws/1EPYu6r Americans love to pick up their marbles and go home when things aren't going their way.


  15. OK Constitutional Amendment to Strengthen 2A IntroducedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | AmmoLand

    Representative Dan Fisher has started the process to strengthen Oklahoma's state constitutional protection for the right to keep and bear arms in 2015. State constitutions may not offer absolute protections, but they can be very effective.


  16. Battle of Aiken church service brings back old-time religionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | The Star

    STAFF PHOTO BY DEDE BILES Joey Young of Old Paths Re-enactors Missions speaks during a church service at the Battle of Aiken on Sunday morning. On Sunday afternoon, men wearing Confederate gray and Union blue squared off against each other to re-enact the Battle of Aiken in a field off Powell Pond Road.


  17. Forgetting: What Washington's Birthday Doesn't TeachRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | Psychology Today

    On Feb. 22nd the nation marks George Washington's birthday, first declared a national holiday by Congress on January 31, 1879. Today few Americans remember Washington's birth date in large measure because in 1968 Congress passed legislation to "provide uniform annual observances of certain legal public holidays on Mondays."


  18. Olustee, Largest Civil War Battle in Florida, to be Re-enacted this WeekendRead the original story

    Friday Feb 13 | Sunshine State News

    Civil War aficionados, sporting both the Union blue and the Confederate gray, will be gathering this weekend some 15 miles east of Lake City, in the middle of the Osceola National Forest and right off Interstate 10, to re-enact the battle of Olustee -- the largest Civil War battle in Florida. Next Friday marks the 151st anniversary of the battle but the re-enactment will take place this weekend.


  19. Nostalgia Aside: Star Wars Battlefront IIRead the original story

    Friday Feb 13 | The Griffon News

    A long time ago, one of the best selling games of the Star Wars franchise was released. Recently, I was able to purchase it from GOG.com for my PC; Star Wars Battlefront II.


  20. T. Geronimo Johnson brings culture clash to 'Welcome to Braggsville'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | Los Angeles Times

    When was the last time you were shocked by a turn in a novel? Not merely surprised or astonished but actually stunned? T. Geronimo Johnson makes it happen twice in his second novel, "Welcome to Braggsville" - first, about a third of the way in and, again, toward the end of the book. That I can't be more specific is one challenge of writing about this excellent work of fiction, since I don't want to give these essential shifts away.