| Sep 17, 2013
| 7:07 AM
When Tim Smith was growing up during the 1950s and '60s, many Civil War veterans from the Dare and Seaford sections of York County still lived on in the memories of relatives, friends and neighbors who had known them and heard their stories.
| Sep 24, 2013
| 5:11 AM
The Civil War experience has been preserved over the past 150 years through a variety of media: books, newspaper accounts, films, drawings, paintings, diaries ... and fabrics.
Columbia resident Mavis Slawson has made the latter her specialty as a...
| May 16, 2013
| 9:13 AM
Democrats of the Lehigh Valley opposed the Republican administration's war.
They were suspicious of the shifting justifications for it. They weren't interested in fighting to free anyone. They denounced the president's restrictions on civil liberties....
| May 16, 2013
| 9:30 AM
He had never been in the smoky, confusing haze of gunfire. Never watched helplessly as strong young men fell dead in front of him. Until the Battle of Antietam, William Reichard didn't know war.
Reichard, barely 20, left Allentown in the summer of...
| May 16, 2013
| 9:37 AM
The old gravestone is broken. A crack about three-quarters of the way to the top has severed it, exposing a rough, jagged edge, like a chipped front tooth.
The detached top, where the name and date of birth were long ago etched, lies on the ground. It's...
| May 17, 2013
| 3:01 AM
If you walk up the long gravel pathway alongside the spacious grassy fields of Whitehall Township's 110-acre main park, the view from the top of the hill is remarkably similar to that from atop the hills just north of Gettysburg.
From the Oak Ridge...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 3:01 PM
This will be an extraordinary weekend for Connecticut residents William H. Hincks and Kierran Broatch.
Today, the two men will join 12,000 other blue- and gray-clad participants in the conclusion of a three-day re-enactment commemorating the 150th...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 7:27 AM
In the summer of 1862, the Union and Confederate Armies fought six battles in seven days near Richmond, Va., the Confederate capitol.
The Southern troops, led by Gen. Robert E. Lee, were able to fend off attacks from the Federal troops, led by Gen....
| Jul 2, 2013
| 1:00 PM
Michael G. Rinn, a Cockeysville bankruptcy attorney and longtime Civil War enthusiast who played a pivotal role in the preservation of a historic Western Maryland battlefield, died Saturday of lung cancer at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson.
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:44 PM
A Maryland-based Ku Klux Klan group plans on holding an event in Gettysburg National Military Park, site of the three-day Civil War battle, park officials said.
The Confederate White Knights of the Ku Klux Klan, a white supremacy group, will stage a...
| Mar 29, 2014
The American Civil War was not the first armed conflict to become the subject of the camera.
But it was the first to generate large numbers of pictures, then shape both history and the public's awareness of what happened on the battlefield through the...