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Battle of Antietam

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  • Gettysburg sesquicentennial battle re-enactment in Whitehall honors the 153rd

    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...
  • Great-Great-Grandsons Honor Ancestors At Gettysburg

    Great-Great-Grandsons Honor Ancestors At Gettysburg
    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...
  • July 16, 1862: Gen. McClellan gives 'stirring address' to soldiers

    July 16, 1862: Gen. McClellan gives 'stirring address' to soldiers
    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....
  • Michael G. Rinn

    Michael G. Rinn
    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. The Hunt...
  • Lincoln exhibit at Reagan Library reveals man behind the icon

    Lincoln exhibit at Reagan Library reveals man behind the icon
    This week marks the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg. Considered by many as a turning point in the Civil War, the bloody three-day battle marked the highest number of casualties in the four-year conflict. The Union defeat of the Confederate...
  • Tales From A Bloody Battle: "Connecticut Yankees at Antietam"

    Tales From A Bloody Battle: "Connecticut Yankees at Antietam"
    In the years after the Civil War battle of Antietam, John Burnham of Hartford descended into madness. Alonzo Maynard of Ellington, who was shot four times in the struggle for Burnside Bridge, spent the rest of his years in physical agony, sometimes...
  • A bloody day at Antietam for the Peninsula's 32nd Virginia Infantry

     A bloody day at Antietam for the Peninsula's 32nd Virginia Infantry
    When the bloodiest day in American history finally ended, many units battered by the brutal Battle of Antietam found themselves reeling from once unthinkable numbers of dead and wounded. But few on either side of the fiercely contested western...
  • Small KKK group holds rally at Civil War battlefield

    Small KKK group holds rally at Civil War battlefield
    On a Civil War battlefield where tens of thousands of men clashed fifteen decades ago, eight Ku Klux Klan members unfurled their group's banner Saturday afternoon and called for a new uprising to oust President Barack Obama. The Klansmen — who...
  • Hunting for the forgotten faces of the Civil War's 32nd Virginia Infantry

    Hunting for the forgotten faces of the Civil War's 32nd Virginia Infantry
    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....
  • Hunting for Civil War faces

     Hunting for Civil War faces
    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. Several...
  • Maryland lawmakers asked to revisit vote for slavery

    Maryland lawmakers asked to revisit vote for slavery
    The Civil War casts a long shadow. In the first year of that wrenching conflict, Maryland's lawmakers voted unanimously for a constitutional amendment to bar the federal government from abolishing slavery. Now, more than 150 years later, some...