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firstname.lastname@example.orgSoldiers in Hagerstown were among the first black men in Maryland to join the ranks of the Union during the Civil War, and were involved in the siege of Petersburg, Va., during the conflict. Among the first local blacks who joined the Union were members...
email@example.comMany who have not studied West Virginia history believe it became a state in the middle of the Civil War because the people who lived in western Virginia objected to Virginia’s vote to secede from the Union. True for some, but the schism between...
Because of the famous poem by John Greenleaf Whittier, who spelled the name "Frietchie," Frederick, Md.'s elderly matron has earned a place in history. She allegedly challenged Confederate troops marching through that town to respect the Union flag she...
Demolition is under way at Gettysburg National Military Park on a building situated at the center of what were once the Union Army’s battle lines. Work to tear down the Cyclorama Building began a month ago with asbestos removal and is expected...
Associated PressSeeking to focus on nation-building at home, President Barack Obama will use his State of the Union address to call for more spending on infrastructure and manufacturing, while also announcing the withdrawal of 34,000 U.S. troops from Afghanistan within a...
firstname.lastname@example.orgDaryl Simmons of Hagerstown said that although he planned to flip back and forth between watching sports and President Obama’s State of the Union Address on Tuesday night, the address is important for the country. “It’s important for us...
email@example.comA Pennsylvania Labor Relations Board hearing examiner decided recently that the Borough of Chambersburg wrongfully suspended a union official who told salaried firefighters to stop volunteering in the municipality. The Pennsylvania Labor Relations...
AP Sports WriterHockey is back, and it took nearly four months and one long night to get the game back on the ice. With the season on the line, the NHL and the players’ association agreed on a tentative pact to end a 113-day lockout and save what was left of a...
Name: Scott F. Hipp Age: 41 City: Williamsport (born in Baltimore) Day job: United Parcel Service Inc. (20 years); The Baltimore Bookworks LLC (the publishing house I founded in 2009) Book title: "Old Line Divided: Maryland in the Civil War: Volume I:...
firstname.lastname@example.orgThousands of men donning blue and gray advanced and retreated Sunday afternoon as the sounds of rifle fire exploded across a farm near Boonsboro. The battle re-enactment off Monroe Road was accompanied by the sounds of laughter and adults explaining what...
email@example.comWhen the dust settled and the smoke cleared after the Sept. 17, 1862, Battle of Antietam, thousands of soldiers lay dead or wounded on the rolling fields near Sharpsburg. "For one day of battle, there would be really long, long, long lasting impacts,"...
firstname.lastname@example.orgEditor's note: It has been 150 years since the Civil War moved into Washington County and North and South met Sept. 17, 1862, on a battlefield along Antietam Creek. The following story is part of a package of stories that look back at the Battle of...
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