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Wednesday | Wall Street Journal

Yes, War Is Hell, but on Both Sides

You have published two recent articles on the Civil War : Cameron McWhirter's "Sherman Who? Civil War Promoters Battle Apathy" , about the yawning disinterest being shown by the public in celebrating/recognizing the 150 years since that tragic conflict, and "An Almost Forgotten Atrocity of the Civil War," by Fergus M. Bordewich about the Fort ... (more)


Related Topix: Civil War, _No Company, Video Games, South Carolina

Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Robesonian

Friends of Robeson Library to hold annual di...

The annual meeting of the Friends of the Robeson County Public Library is scheduled for April 22 at the Pinecrest Country Club in Lumberton.


Related Topix: Libraries, Robeson County, NC, Lumberton, NC, Civil War, _No Company, Video Games, Duke University, Opinion

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Lamar Daily News

Remembering the past

Along the windswept plains of central Kiowa County, twenty one miles east of Eads, the Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site offers insight into one of the most infamous events during the American Civil War.


Related Topix: Kiowa County, CO, US National Parks, Eads, CO, Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site, Civil War, _No Company, Video Games, Denver, CO

Wed Apr 02, 2014

Telling the "Untold Story" of the Civil War on PBS

While perhaps "The Less Often Told Story" would be a more accurate title, Civil War: The Untold Story is a gorgeous and glorious five-part series about the great battles and campaigns that were fought along the banks of the Mississippi, Tennessee and other rivers in the Western Theater of the War Between the States.


Related Topix: Civil War, _No Company, Video Games, Mississippi, Theater, Arts, Downton Abbey, Entertainment, Television, Elizabeth McGovern

Tue Apr 01, 2014

Daily Kos

Taking the Vote Away from White People: Tea Party Populism and Elite Intentions

About 30 years ago I wrote about the disfranchisement campaigns after the Civil War and during the Populist movement of the 1880s-1890s.


Related Topix: US News, Civil War, _No Company, Video Games, Liberal Political News

Sun Mar 30, 2014

Thomasville Times

Step back in time at Hardee's Retreat

Friends of Trinity invite everyone to step back in time and experience the War Between the States at Hardee's Retreat, a Civil War battle re-enactment.


Related Topix: Trinity, NC, Civil War, _No Company, Video Games, Archdale, NC, Durham, NC

Sat Mar 29, 2014


Md. town's Arbor Day trees honor Civil War dead

The western Maryland town of Williamsport is marking Arbor Day by planting 120 trees in memory of fallen Civil War soldiers.


Related Topix: Civil War, _No Company, Video Games, Gettysburg, PA

Fri Mar 28, 2014

The Raw Story

South Carolina college taps 'neo-confederate' Lt. Gov. McConnell as president

South Carolina Lt. Gov. Glenn McConnell has been selected as the new president of the College of Charleston despite a history of both reenacting and defending the Confederate historical era and its flag, the Southern Poverty Law Center reported on Thursday.


Related Topix: South Carolina, College of Charleston, The National, Entertainment, Television, Civil War, _No Company, Video Games

Thu Mar 27, 2014

Commercial Dispatch

National storyteller, historical musician present Civil War memoir Sunday

Bobby Horton and Dolores Hydock interweave story and songs in "A Sweet Strangeness" Sunday at the Columbus Arts Council's Rosenzweig Arts Center.


Related Topix: Civil War, _No Company, Video Games, The World of, Alternative-Rock, Columbus, MS

Sat Mar 22, 2014

WDUN-AM Gainesville

Flags are placed to remember G'ville's Confederate dead

Sixteen year old Elijah Bowen from North Hall High School placed a flag at Dr. J.W. Quillian's headstone GAINESVILLE - Confederate soldier graves were marked with the battle flag they fought under Saturday by Gainesville Sons of Confederate Veteran members and their friends and relatives in an annual effort to remember Southern dead from the ... (more)


Related Topix: History in the News, Civil War, _No Company, Video Games, Hall County, GA, Blackshear, GA

Thu Mar 20, 2014

The Georgetown Times

History invades Hobcaw

A display at the reenactmment shows some of the items a soldier would have with him during the Civil War.


Related Topix: Civil War, _No Company, Video Games, Pawleys Island, SC, Shepherd University

Wed Mar 19, 2014

Tyler Morning Telegraph

Glimpse the Civil War on Saturday

A living history event this weekend will give the public an inside look into what things were like during the Civil War.


Related Topix: Civil War, _No Company, Video Games, Tyler, TX


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