Civil War

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Best Destinations For The Wine Lover’s Vacation

While Napa Valley deserves to be mentioned on any short list of the country’s top wine destinations, there are several other destinations nationwide that are worthy of merit.

06/10/2014

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Explore The South: Sights To Behold In America’s Southern Region

Featuring many of America’s oldest cities, superb food, refined beauty and world famous attractions, the South has something to offer for all walks of life.

05/13/2014

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“Pennsylvania’s Civil War” Exhibit In Final Week At History Center

A large crowd joins Andy Masich at Heinz History Center, in the final week of the exhibit, “Pennsylvania’s Civil War.” The History Center president says Pittsburgh was a prime target.

12/27/2013

This is one of the 1200 memorials which dot the Gettysburg National Military Park in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. This battle memorial is along Cemetery Ridge, the site of Pickett's Charge, an infantry assault ordered by Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee against Maj. Gen. George G. Meade's Union positions on Cemetery Ridge on July 3, 1863, the last day of the Battle of Gettysburg during the American Civil War. (Photo by Tim Sloan/AFP/Getty Images)

Ghost Hunters Visiting Pa. Mistaken For Burglars

Police in Gettysburg are investigating a complaint concerning a ghost hunt that went bust after a police officer mistakenly thought it was a burglary in progress.

12/03/2013

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Historian Discusses Lincoln’s Unlikely Ally

Dr. Tarpley explained how “the Civil War almost became the first World War”, and Abe Lincoln’s unlikely ally.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–11/18/2013

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Top 5 Must-See Civil War Era Sites

Despite the fact that no battles were fought in New York, its contribution to the Civil War effort was vast and far reaching.

07/08/2013

Battle Of Gettysburg Anniversary

The Blue and the Gray are meeting again at Gettysburg.

06/28/2013

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Civil War Exhibit Coming To Heinz History Center

“There are all kinds of stories woven into Pennsylvania’s Civil War,” says Heinz History Center President Andy Masich, as he leads a tour of a new exhibit.

06/20/2013

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Lost Lincoln Document Found At Central Pa. College

In losing a president, Lycoming College found a piece of its history.

06/09/2013

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Soldiers And Sailors Remember Civil War

Memorial Day was commemorated at Soldiers and Sailors hall in Oakland.

05/27/2013

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Exhibit At City County Building Celebrates Black History Month

A new exhibit at the City County Building in Pittsburgh is celebrating Black History Month. It honors African Americans who served in the military during the Civil War.

02/07/2013

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Vets Halfway To Goal For Restoring Civil War Headstones

Battered gravestones, their inscriptions faded, mark the Chartiers Cemetery plot in Carnegie where 133 Union veterans are laid to rest.

04/03/2012

Civil War Cemetery Restoration

Those wishing to contribute to the restoration of the Civil War site in Chartiers Cemetery should send donations to: 9th Pennsylvania Reserves Carnegie Library 300 Beechview Avenue Carnegie, PA 15106

04/02/2012

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Rob Pratte Talks Civil War During ‘Weekend Magazine’

KDKA’s Rob Pratte talks to author Mark Miner as he looks back into his family tree and how his ancestors played a part in the American Civil War.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–02/25/2012

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2 Vets Pledge To Restore Deteriorating Civil War Headstones

In Chartiers Cemetery, sheltered and shaded by a canopy huge of maples, 130 Civil War soldiers find their final rest.

05/30/2011

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