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Mississippi Governor Haley Barbour Says It is Time to Build Civil...

JACKSON, MISS (AP).- Possible presidential contender Gov. Haley Barbour — under fire recently for comments that critics claim minimized the problems of Mississippi's civil rights era — said Tuesday night that his state should build a museum ...

New York and Other States Scrimp on Civil War’s 150th Anniversary...

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP).- New York state contributed 448,000 troops and $150 million to the Union cause during the Civil War, not to mention untold tons of supplies, food, guns and munitions. But with the 150th anniversary of the war's start just months away...

New York and Other States Scrimp on Civil War’s 150th Anniversary...

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP).- New York state contributed 448,000 troops and $150 million to the Union cause during the Civil War, not to mention untold tons of supplies, food, guns and munitions. But with the 150th anniversary of the war's start just months away...

Museum of the Confederacy Opens Civil War Message, Decodes It: No...

RICHMOND, VA.- A glass vial stopped with a cork during the Civil War has been opened, revealing a coded message to the desperate Confederate commander in Vicksburg on the day the Mississippi city fell to Union forces 147 years ago. The dispatch offere...

South Carolina Archaeologists Say Confederate Wreck Found

By: Meg Kinnard, Associated Press COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP).- The recent discovery of what is believed to be a Confederate gunboat scuttled by its own crew in the Civil War's waning days could yield valuable knowledge about the South's sputtering attempts to...

Artist as Activist: United Kingdom’s Tate Modern to Show Joan Miro:...

LONDON (REUTERS).- Civil war was raging in Spain, bombs were exploding in Guernica, and Spanish artist Joan Miro, stranded in Paris, was painting "Still Life with Old Shoe," where psychedelic colors spilled into everyday objects to create a scene of ni...

Artist as Activist: United Kingdom’s Tate Modern to Show Joan Miro:...

LONDON (REUTERS).- Civil war was raging in Spain, bombs were exploding in Guernica, and Spanish artist Joan Miro, stranded in Paris, was painting "Still Life with Old Shoe," where psychedelic colors spilled into everyday objects to create a scene of ni...

150 Years Ago, Lincoln’s Election Set March to War

By: Brett Zongker, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP).- With the wounds of a hard-fought political campaign still raw, the country was sharply divided by the time the election was finished. It was 150 years ago Saturday: President Abraham Lincoln was el...

Two 150-Year-Old Civil War Dolls Get X-Rayed at VCU Medical Center...

RICHMOND (AP).- Two Civil War-era dolls thought to have been used to smuggle medicine past Union blockades were X-rayed Wednesday, disclosing hollowed papier-mache heads that once could have contained quinine or morphine for wounded or malaria-stricke...

Two 150-Year-Old Civil War Dolls Get X-Rayed at VCU Medical Center...

RICHMOND (AP).- Two Civil War-era dolls thought to have been used to smuggle medicine past Union blockades were X-rayed Wednesday, disclosing hollowed papier-mache heads that once could have contained quinine or morphine for wounded or malaria-stricke...

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