106.7 The Fan All News 99.1 WNEW CBS Sports Radio 1580

Civil War

A picture taken on Aug. 15, 2014, shows a general view of damaged buildings in Mleiha on the outskirts of the capital Damascus. (credit: LOUAI BESHARA/AFP/Getty Images)

Assad’s Forces Carrying Out Dozens Of Airstrikes Against ISIS In Syria

As the U.S. military strikes ISIS militants in Iraq, Syrian President Bashar Assad’s forces have significantly stepped up their own campaign against militant strongholds in Syria, carrying out dozens of airstrikes against the group’s headquarters in the past two days.

08/19/2014

Civil War re-enactors as Confederate soldiers. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Civil War ‘Battle That Saved Washington’ Remembered

Civil War historians are marking the 150th anniversary of the only major Confederate victory on northern soil.

07/09/2014

(Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

After Complaints, Va. University To Remove Confederate Flags But Not Apologize For Slavery Past

In an open letter to the Washington and Lee University community dated Tuesday, President Kenneth P. Ruscio said that the confederate flags that have been a point of contention on campus will be removed.

07/08/2014

Portrait of the 18th U.S. President Ulysses S. Grant. (1822-1885) (Courtesy of the National Archives/Newsmakers)

Smithsonian Features Grant, Lee From Civil War

The National Portrait Gallery is continuing a commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the Civil War with a new exhibit focusing on the two generals who led Confederate and Union troops into battle.

07/07/2014

President Obama (Photo: Ron Sachs - Pool/Getty Images)

Obama Seeks $500M to Train, Equip Syrian Rebels

President Barack Obama asked Congress Thursday for $500 million to train and arm vetted members of the Syrian opposition, as the U.S. struggles for a way to stem a civil war that has also fueled the al-Qaida inspired insurgency in neighboring Iraq.

06/26/2014

wine_2_-_thinkstock.jpg

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

A new report finds that nearly half of Americans don't have sufficient savings or assets to avoid poverty should they lose their income. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Md. Auction of Civil War Soldier’s Skull Canceled After Protests, Burial With Honors Planned Instead

The planned auction of a skull found at Gettysburg that purportedly was that of a Civil War soldier has been canceled following protests, and officials say the remains have instead been donated by the auction company for burial with honors.

06/03/2014

(Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Arlington Cemetery’s 150 Years Rooted In Civil War

Arlington National Cemetery’s hallowed ground honors American soldiers from many different wars. But as Arlington marks its 150th anniversary this year with tours and events, historians note that its roots are firmly planted in the Civil War.

05/19/2014

jacksonsquare.jpg

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

Reenactors fire a cannon as they participate in a Civil War battle reenactment. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Burns at 2 Va. Civil War Sites Scheduled

Smoke rising from two areas of the Richmond National Battlefield Park over the next week will not be the work of overzealous Civil War re-enactors.

04/02/2014

more

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 1,548 other followers