Israeli and Syrian troops exchanged fire across their tense cease-fire line in the Golan Heights on Tuesday, prompting an Israeli threat that Syria’s leader will “bear the consequences” of further escalation and raising new concerns that the civil war there could explode into a region-wide conflict.
An idea that was pitched by Leesburg attorney John P. Flannery in Wednesday’s edition of the Loudoun-Times Mirror newspaper — tear down the 105-year-old Confederate soldier statue in front of the Old Courthouse — is getting mixed reviews.
Chancellorsville Historians and doctors have debated for decades what medical complications caused the death of legendary Confederate fighter Thomas J. “Stonewall” Jackson, felled by friendly fire from his troops during the Civil War.
J.D. Taylor Jr. was planting trees at his Sharpsburg home when he came upon a startling sight: a live Civil War-era shell. It was the second time he has done so.
If you’re a Civil War buff with philanthropic tendencies, this is you’re weekend. The Civil War Trust is seeking volunteers for its annual hands-on preservation event Saturday.
About 60 members of the Ku Klux Klan rallied Saturday in Memphis to protest the renaming of three Confederate parks.
The Appomattox Battle App culminates with the surrender of the Army of Northern Virginia on April 9, 1865.
One of five known manuscripts of Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address is going on display at the Library of Congress.
Four major universities are joining theater companies in Boston, Baltimore, Washington and Atlanta in a project to commission new plays, music and dance compositions about the Civil War and its lasting legacy.
The jolly old man who was seen in Thomas Nast’s cartoon giving out gifts in 1863, comes to life at several venues this year.
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