Civil War

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Civil War Sites To Visit In Virginia This Summer

Want to explore some of the most historic sites in U.S. history? Check out this list of the top civil war sites in Virginia from Carlo DeVito, author of “Mrs. Lee’s Rose Garden.”



Best Destinations For The Wine Lover’s Vacation

While Napa Valley deserves to be mentioned on any short list of the country’s top wine destinations, there are several other destinations nationwide that are worthy of merit.



Explore The South: Sights To Behold In America’s Southern Region

Featuring many of America’s oldest cities, superb food, refined beauty and world famous attractions, the South has something to offer for all walks of life.


This 1863 image of Sgt. Henry F. Steward is part of an exhibition at the National Gallery of Art featuring the 54th Massachusetts Regiment, one of the first African American units organized to fight for the Union in the Civil War. (Credit: Courtesy of the Massachusetts Historical Society)

National Gallery Of Art Presents Exhibition On 54th Massachusetts Regiment

Months after the Emancipation Proclamation was signed 150 years ago, the first unit of black Northern soldiers was organized as the 54th Massachusetts Regiment and went on to fight at Fort Wagner in South Carolina during the Civil War.


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Top 5 Must-See Civil War Era Sites

Despite the fact that no battles were fought in New York, its contribution to the Civil War effort was vast and far reaching.



NightSide – Amanda Foreman, Author of “A World On Fire” Discusses The American Civil War

A Civil War From The Outside.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–07/12/2011

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Framingham Civil War General Gets Facebook Page

A Union general in the Civil War who lived in Framingham and was eventually buried in this Boston suburb is the focus of a newly launched Facebook page to provide updates about events leading to the war.