| Jul 4, 2013
| 2:04 PM
Confederate Gen. Lewis Addison Armistead, who was mortally wounded during Pickett's ill-fated charge at Gettysburg, sleeps away the ages in a quiet Baltimore cemetery. And how he came to spend eternity here is somewhat of a mystery.
| Jul 5, 2013
| 4:15 PM
Somerset resident Capt. Gratian Yatsevitch (USAR ret.) walked Wednesday pensively on Howe Avenue in Gettysburg.
One hundred and fifty years ago that was his great-grandfather’s encampment on the bloody battlefield. Yatsevitch is a direct...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 8:57 AM
Baltimore Restaurant Week is less than three weeks away. That won't come soon enough for Baltimore restaurants, who took a beating from a slow and sultry holiday week.
See: Baltimore Summer Restaurant Week 2013 [Pictures]
Silo.5% Wine Bar in Locust...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Baltimore County officials say three local communities will be eligible for state funding for projects to improve their economies, housing, transportation and the environment based on their designation by the state as sustainable communities....
| Jul 1, 2013
| 3:07 PM
In 1935, United States Army General Billy Mitchell called Alaska the most important strategic military location in the world, saying whoever holds Alaska will hold the world.
It's a theory many still believe true today.
It's a relationship, Alaska and...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 6:40 AM
One of the great hurdles so many people face in thinking about the War of 1812 is the simple difficulty of imagining how it looked.
Especially compared to the Revolution and the Civil War, which most of us can conjure up from an enduring visual legacy...
| Jun 28, 2013
One of Hampton Roads' most remarkable if largely forgotten battles will get some long overdue attention when the Hampton History Museum presents a pair of programs exploring the June 25, 1813, Battle and Sack of Hampton. Saturday's 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. program...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 11:57 AM
The library of the Washington County Historical Society was so busy in May of 1979 that there was not enough seating for the combination of volunteers researching for those who could not come and for the patrons who did come to use the resources.
| Jun 21, 2013
| 6:41 PM
When Lt. Col. Henry Beatty looked out over the earthworks at Craney Island on the morning of June 22, 1813, the vision of imperial might that stretched before his eyes could hardly have been more daunting.
Tall-masted British warships filled the...
| Jun 22, 2013
| 5:10 PM
Rear Adm. George Cockburn already ranked as the most feared Royal Navy officer in North America when he landed with some 2,000 soldiers and marines on the north shore of Hampton Roads in the pre-dawn hours of June 25, 1813.
But not even the incendiary...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 11:36 AM
Long before the British launched the rockets made famous in the "Star-Spangled Banner," they were aiming the fiery missiles at the outnumbered Americans defending Craney Island.
And three days after that June 22, 1813 attack at the mouth of the...