Civil War

Sonar to give best view yet of Civil War shipwreck

ABOARD THE RESEARCH VESSEL MANTA, Gulf of Mexico (AP) – Researchers are using new 3-D sonar imaging technology to capture the most complete picture yet of what remains of the only U.S. Navy ship sunk […]


Gettysburg's 'Electric Map' of battle up for sale

GETTYSBURG, Pa. (AP) – A massive light-up map that illustrates the key moments of the Battle of Gettysburg is up for sale after years of squabbling over its fate. The 30-by 30-foot Electric Map went […]


For Miss., an angst-filled Civil War anniversary

  (AP) – Commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Civil War can be an angst-filled task in Mississippi, with its long history of racial strife and a state flag that still bears the Confederate battle […]


Civil War remnants discovered beneath Va. college

(AP) – Archaeologists at the College of William and Mary have unearthed the remnants of a Civil War encampment by Union troops on their campus. Federal troops took over the campus following a battle in […]




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