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February 19, 2018
Rare copy of Declaration of Independence survived Civil War hidden behind wallpaper
During the Civil War, the precious document was hidden behind wallpaper in a home in Virginia to keep Union soldiers from finding it. Later,...
February 19, 2018 - 1:57pm
August 24, 2017
Science may have solved the 150-year-old mystery of a sunken Civil War submarine
Cheers erupted when the H.L. Hunley broke the ocean's surface for the first time in more than a century. Since it vanished during a 1864 naval...
August 24, 2017 - 1:26pm
July 31, 2017
Port: The censors are coming for HBO’s new alternate history show about the Civil War
A new HBO series from two of the producers of The Game of Thrones has sparked an online campaign to block it. The show is called Confederate,...
July 31, 2017 - 10:11am
May 1, 2017
Trump questions why U.S. Civil War had to happen
WASHINGTON - Donald Trump has shown a fascination with populist 19th-century U.S. president Andrew Jackson since he has occupied the Oval Office,...
May 1, 2017 - 12:34pm
July 8, 2016
Cannonball from Civil War era destroyed in South Dakota
MITCHELL, S.D.—A CivIl War-era cannonball, containing live explosives and metal balls, was discovered in a building in Mitchell and has...
July 8, 2016 - 6:43am
July 5, 2016
Great Stories of the Great Plains: Fort Seward officers all Civil War veterans
The American Civil War was recent history when Fort Seward was founded in 1872. With the conflict ending just seven years earlier, it is no wonder that the all the major officers of the fort had served in the great war between the states. Capt. Henry Goddard Thomas joined the U.S....
July 5, 2016 - 6:36am
November 18, 2013
Do we know exact words of the Gettysburg Address?
It was the biggest assignment of Joseph Ignatius Gilbert's journalistic career — and he was in serious danger of blowing it. On Nov. 19, 1863, the 21-year-old Associated Press freelancer was standing before a "rude platform" overlooking the still-ravaged battlefield at...
November 18, 2013 - 8:50pm
November 14, 2013
Newspaper: Sorry for panning Gettysburg Address
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — It took 150 years, but a Pennsylvania newspaper said Thursday it should have recognized the greatness of President Abraham Lincoln's Gettysburg Address at the time it was delivered. The Patriot-News of Harrisburg, about 35 miles northeast of Gettysburg,...
November 14, 2013 - 5:50pm
June 27, 2013
Heritage Center to feature concert
A civil-war themed concert, "Gettysburg: A Patriotic Salute," will be performed by the West River Winds and assisted by a 200-member community chorus at 7:30 p.m. July 1 at the North Dakota Heritage Center in Bismarck. This free concert commemorating the 150th anniversary of the...
June 27, 2013 - 7:31am
March 9, 2013
2 Civil War sailors from USS Monitor buried in Va.
ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) -- More than 150 years after the USS Monitor sank off North Carolina during the Civil War, two unknown crewmen found in the ironclad's turret when it was raised a decade ago were buried Friday at Arlington National Cemetery. The evening burial, which included...
March 9, 2013 - 12:01am
April 18, 2011
In North, Civil War sites, events long 'forgotten'
FRAMINGHAM, Mass. (AP) -- The gravesite of a Union Army major general sits largely forgotten in a small cemetery along the Massachusetts Turnpike. A piece of the coat worn by President Abraham Lincoln when he was assassinated rests quietly in a library attic in a Boston suburb....
April 18, 2011 - 1:00am
April 11, 2011
Civil War 150th anniversary marked this week
FORT SUMTER NATIONAL MONUMENT, S.C. (AP) -- The opening salvo of the American Civil War will be recreated in the harbor of Charleston, S.C., as part of events marking this week's 150th anniversary of the start of the conflict. The island stronghold Fort Sumter will be the focus....
April 11, 2011 - 1:51pm
December 25, 2010
Civil War message opened, decoded: No help coming
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- A glass vial stopped with a cork during the Civil War has been opened, revealing a coded message to the desperate Confederate commander in Vicksburg on the day the Mississippi city fell to Union forces 147 years ago. The dispatch offered no hope to doomed Lt....
December 25, 2010 - 8:02pm
April 13, 2010
It's not hate, it's a hateful history
Brag Bowling and I have a lot in common. We both care a lot about history. We just happen to come down on opposite sides of the Civil War. Sort of. Bowling is the commander of the Virginia Division of The Sons of Confederate Veterans, an organization dedicated to the proposition...
April 13, 2010 - 7:05am
April 10, 2010
Don't repeat this history
CHARLESTON, S.C. -- Looking out from the harbor here, it's easy to imagine a mortar lighting up the night sky as it hurtled toward Fort Sumter and signaled the start of the Civil War. It's also easy, standing inside the walls of the island garrison, to view today's nullification battle...
April 10, 2010 - 7:17am