Civil War

(Cemetery Ridge, at Gettysburg.  Photo by Jay Lloyd)

Gettysburg Bookstore Pulls Confederate Flag Merchandise

Gettysburg says it will no longer sell items that use the battle flag as a stand-alone feature.

06/26/2015

Zeoli Show Log 6.25.15

Rich analyzed the Supreme Court’s ruling upholding a major portion of the Affordable Care Act, Hulu Plus releasing the entire catalog of Seinfeld, and Apple pulling all Civil War games from iTunes.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–06/25/2015

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Civil War Sites To Visit In Virginia This Summer

Want to explore some of the most historic sites in U.S. history? Check out this list of the top civil war sites in Virginia from Carlo DeVito, author of “Mrs. Lee’s Rose Garden.”

05/29/2015

(Microscopic View of Philadelphia. Chromolithograph by Herline & Co. Published by John Weik, Philadelphia, 1869. Zebooker Collection, Athenaeum of Philadelphia. Photo used with permission.)

Upcoming Program At Wagner Free Institute Of Science Looks Back At Pivotal Year: 1865

The Wagner Free Institute of Science celebrates the 150th anniversary of its North Philadelphia home with a free program Wednesday evening that explores how the major events of 1865 played out in Philadelphia and influenced its future.

05/19/2015

Confederate artillery is fired at Union positions during an evening re-enactment Battle of Gettysburg on June 28, 2013, at the start of the 150th Gettysburg celebration in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Over three days, more than 10,000 re-enactors will pay tribute to the battle that took place in Gettysburg on July 1-3, 1863, during the 1861-1865 US Civil War.     (Credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Effort Underway To Buy And Preserve Gen. Lee’s Headquarters In Gettysburg

The Civil War Trust said Tuesday it’s already raised much of the money needed to buy and improve the four-acre location west of town.

07/01/2014

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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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New Book Takes Look At Role Of African-American Troops In Little-Known Battle During Civil War

Milliken’s Bend: A Civil War Battle in History and Memory takes a look at a Civil War battle where African-American troops, some fresh from slavery, were in the thick of things.

02/15/2014

(An Abraham Lincoln reënactor recites the Gettysburg Address at the National Constitution Center on the 150th anniversary of the famous speech.  Photo by Paul Kurtz)

Constitution Center Marks 150th Anniversary of Gettysburg Address

A reënactor dressed as Abraham Lincoln, right down to the stovepipe hat, addressed a small crowd of students and tourists from the steps of the Constitution Center’s cavernous lobby.

11/19/2013

Confederate artillery is fired at Union positions during an evening re-enactment Battle of Gettysburg on June 28, 2013, at the start of the 150th Gettysburg celebration in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Over three days, more than 10,000 re-enactors will pay tribute to the battle that took place in Gettysburg on July 1-3, 1863, during the 1861-1865 US Civil War.     (Credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Thousands Expected For Gettysburg Address Event

Thousands of people are heading to a small town in southern Pennsylvania Tuesday to commemorate a speech that for 150 years has been a source of national identity.

11/18/2013

'Hospital Day' at the Mutter Museum. (Credit: Hadas Kuznits)

‘Hospital Day’ At Philadelphia Museum Sheds Light On Civil War Soldier

The Mutter Museum at the College of Physicians in Philadelphia celebrates the 150th anniversary of the Civil War this weekend.

10/19/2013

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Cheltenham Commemorates 150th Anniversary Of Camp William Penn

Descendants of black soldiers who fought for the Union Army in the Civil War were in Cheltenham on Saturday sharing their stories during a commemoration to mark the 150th anniversary of the opening of Camp William Penn.

09/21/2013

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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

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2nd Re-Enactment Of Battle Of Gettysburg Begins

The Battle of Gettysburg is underway for the second time in a week and tourists are converging in droves even if the outcome of the Civil War’s pivotal encounter has been known for 150 years.

07/04/2013

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Who ‘Dies’ Is Tough Decision At Gettysburg

You’re a Civil War re-enactor carrying an authentic musket, out on the field with your history-buff buddies making a charge under withering enemy fire. It’s great fun except for one thing: Someone’s going to have to “die.”

07/04/2013

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