| Mar 17, 2012
| 7:10 PM
(Reuters) - Saint Patrick's Cathedral, New York City's iconic house of worship on Fifth Avenue, is getting a facelift.
The $175 million restoration will take about five years and will include what church officials described as a thorough scrubbing: its...
| Mar 19, 2012
| 7:41 AM
SHILOH NATIONAL MILITARY PARK, Tenn. — "The battle of Shiloh, or Pittsburg Landing, fought on Sunday and Monday, the 6th and 7th of April, 1862," wrote Union Major Gen. Ulysses S. Grant, "has been perhaps less understood, or, to state the case...
| Mar 26, 2012
| 9:17 AM
•••• "Angry Birds Space" did more than 10 million downloads in under three days. In my professional opinion, that’s a lot of flippin’ downloads. [@AngryBirds]
•••• Some simultaneous...
| Apr 11, 2012
Dr. Ernst Friedrich Lepold Niedermeyer, who was a leading researcher, author, clinician and pioneer in the field of electroencephalogy and its use in epilepsy and other brain research, died Thursday of colon cancer at Gilchrist Hospice in Towson.
| Apr 11, 2012
| 7:07 PM
Disguised as men, female soldiers slung revolvers and fired cannons alongside their male counterparts in 1861.
This is just one of many truths to discover this weekend at the fourth annual Battle of Costa Mesa, a Civil War reenactment event in Costa...
| May 5, 2012
| 8:05 AM
LOS ANGELES -- Cinco de Mayo -- the unofficial U.S. holiday long believed to have been imported, with celebratory beer, from Mexico -- isn't a Mexican holiday at all but rather an American one created by Latinos in the West during the Civil War, according...
| May 14, 2012
| 5:17 PM
Abraham Lincoln i/¿e¿br¿hæm ¿l¿¿k¿n/ (February 12, 1809 – April 15, 1865) was the 16th President of the United States, serving from March 1861 until his assassination in April 1865. He successfully led his country through a great constitutional,...
| May 25, 2012
| 11:19 AM
The Washington County Historical Society presented the Antietam National Battlefield Park with two significant gifts.
In the 1950s, purchase of the Dunker Church and gifting of the church and the Burnside Bridge were made possible through the work of...
| Oct 31, 2012
| 3:02 PM
Name: Scott F. Hipp
City: Williamsport (born in Baltimore)
Day job: United Parcel Service Inc. (20 years); The Baltimore Bookworks LLC (the publishing house I founded in 2009)
Book title: "Old Line Divided: Maryland in the Civil War: Volume I:...
| Aug 25, 2012
| 3:09 PM
The message preached within its walls was one of peace and nonviolence.
So it’s ironic that a squat whitewashed church built by the German Baptist pacifists sect called the Dunkers would have a connection to one of the bloodiest battles in American...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 8:02 AM
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