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  • Review: 'Rebel Yell' by S.C. Gwynne

    Review: 'Rebel Yell' by S.C. Gwynne
    The day after Confederate Gen. Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson's victory at Cedar Mountain, he stepped out of his tent and saw a Union prisoner of war trying to pluck hairs from the general's horse, Little Sorrel.
  • Story of Woodlawn Vase has many twists — and some are even true

    Story of Woodlawn Vase has many twists — and some are even true
    Gunfire. Skullduggery. Bones in the attic. The story behind the story of the Preakness trophy reads like a great Southern novel. The Woodlawn Vase has its roots in pre-Civil War Kentucky. It was even buried there to keep it from falling into the wrong...

    Wednesday's high school roundup: Norcom boys, Princess Anne girls reach state basketball finals

    Norcom's reign as state Group AAA boys basketball title-holder was in serious jeopardy Wednesday night, but the Greyhounds responded with an eye-popping second half to return to the championship game. The Greyhounds overcame a 13-point halftime deficit to...

    Mesa Musings: Lessons from 150 years ago

    It was Wednesday, April 12, 1961, and I stood in my gym shorts on the Costa Mesa High School athletic field. What could possibly cause me to recall such a trifling memory 50 years later? I remember that day because of a historic milestone associated...

    Want to really tread hallowed ground?

    Want to really tread hallowed ground?
    Maryland commuters have long known that there are only three ways to cross the Potomac between Point of Rocks and the nation's capital. What they don't know is that a century and a half ago, there were more than a dozen. And they're still there today....