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  • Thumbnail Look At Army

    Official name: United States Military Academy (Army) Location: West Point, N.Y. (6,763) Enrollment: 4,592 cadets Founded: 1802 Nickname: Black Knights Colors: Black and gold Famous Army athletes: 1945 Heisman Trophy winner Doc Blanchard, 1946...
  • Dr. Donald A. Morrison, orthopedic surgeon

    Dr. Donald A. Morrison, orthopedic surgeon
    Dr. Donald A. Morrison, a retired orthopedic surgeon who had been a partner with Towson Orthopaedic Associates, died Oct. 6 of complications from dementia at Arden Courts of Towson. The longtime Lutherville resident was 82. The son of Allan A. Morrison,...
  • Avon Library Has Exhibits On Civil War, Civil Rights Movement

    Avon Library Has Exhibits On Civil War, Civil Rights Movement
    AVON — Exhibits about the civil rights movement and the experiences of Connecticut soldiers taken prisoner during the Civil War will be at the Avon Free Public Library during November and December, according to announcements from the library and the...
  • Bellamy Young, Seamus Dever, Jon Huertas Put On A Show at Les Girls Cabaret

    The stars aligned at the Avalon in Hollywood Monday night, with a bevy of song and dance numbers at the 14th annual Les Girls cabaret fundraiser for the National Breast Cancer Coalition Fund's Deadline 2020. As guests perused auction items, including...
  • 'Lost Shoes' finds its target eventually

     'Lost Shoes' finds its target eventually
    When it's not serving as a promotional tool for the venerable Virginia Military Institute, "Field of Lost Shoes" proves an impressively rendered if decidedly old-fashioned retelling of the American Civil War's one-day Battle of New Market. It takes a...
  • Film Review: 'Walk of Shame'

    Watching the redoubtable Elizabeth Banks try to breathe life into the stillborn farce "Walk of Shame" is like watching a team of paramedics perform CPR on the corpse of Ulysses S. Grant. Indeed, it's an ill-tempered housecat who elicits just about the...
  • The Union fleet fills Hampton Roads

    No one watching the Union fleet in Hampton Roads in late April 1864 could have failed to notice when it began to swell to historic proportions. Stretching out nearly 10 miles, the giant collection of warships, transports, auxiliary vessels and barges...
  • The Army of the James drives toward Richmond

    Three weeks after taking command of the Union army on March 10, 1864, Lt. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant boarded a steamer in Northern Virginia and headed toward Fort Monroe for what he hoped would be a landmark step in winning the Civil War. Arriving early on...
  • Elizabeth Banks Takes 'Walk of Shame' at the Box Office

    The Elizabeth Banks-starrer "Walk of Shame" lived up to its name during its opening weekend at the box office. Focus Features' raunchy comedy grossed a dismal $38,000 from 51 locations this past week giving the pic, which cost $15 million to produce, a...
  • Review: 'Fierce Patriot' by Robert L. O'Connell

    Review: 'Fierce Patriot' by Robert L. O'Connell
    The American nation would be much different if Union Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman had never lived. Sherman was one of the four men (the others being Abraham Lincoln, Robert E. Lee and Ulysses S. Grant) who determined the outcome of the Civil War. His...
  • The Battle of Monocacy and Fort Stevens

    The Battle of Monocacy and Fort Stevens
    Although Maj. Gen. Lew Wallace's Union troops had slowed Confederates advance through Maryland at Monocacy in July 1964, the rebel march continued. Confederate Lt. Gen. Jubal A. Early pressed his exhausted troop onto his next target: Washington. The...