Civil War Sesquicentennial

Manassas National Battlefield Park - Battlefield And So Much More

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Manassas National Battlefield Park protects Civil War battlefields where the North and South fought twice. But it's also a good place to hike and bird.

Arlington House, Home of Robert E. Lee

While National Park Week brings attention to many of the iconic national parks, there are many other interesting units in the National Park System that are interesting to visit. One is Arlington House, the Robert E. Lee Memorial.

An Atonement at Fort Sumter

The world knows Fort Sumter as the place where the Civil War started 150 years ago, but I know it as the place where I earned redemption less than two months ago.

Reenactments Highlight Fort Sumter Battle Anniversary Commemoration

One hundred and fifty years ago this Tuesday, April 12, the first salvos of the Civil War were launched when Confederate forces began a 34-hour bombardment that ended with the surrender of Fort Sumter.

By the Numbers: Fort Sumter National Monument

The first shots of the Civil War were fired at Fort Sumter on April 12, 1861. One hundred and fifty years later, a national park preserves and interprets the site.
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